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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fungus

A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that .... Most fungi lack an efficient system for the long-distance transport of water and nutrients, such as the xylem and phloem in many plants. To overcome ...

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Fungi, once considered plant-like organisms, are more closely related to animals than plants. Fungi are not capable of photosynthesis: they are heterotrophic ...

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Most fungi are decomposers; they recycle the nutrients from nonliving organic matter. Other fungi are specialized to live in symbiotic relationships with other ...

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Most fungi are terrestrial, but they can be found in every habitat worldwide, including marine (500 spp.) and freshwater environments. Fungi are nonmotile ...

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2) fungi are not photosynthetic. •cannot produce their own food. 3) they never reproduce by seeds. 4) most fungi have cell walls made of chitin… Except molds.

www.britannica.com/science/fungus

Fungi are among the most widely distributed organisms on Earth and are of great environmental and medical importance. Many fungi are free-living in soil or ...

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Most fungi grow as tubular filaments called hyphae. An interwoven mass of hyphae is called a mycelium. The walls of hyphae are often strengthened with chitin, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK8103

Fungi infect the body through several portals of entry (Table 74-1). The first exposure to fungi that most humans experience occurs during birth, when they ...

www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fungi/fungilh.html

Fungi exist primarily as filamentous dikaryotic organisms. ... Some fungi, especially the chytrids and zygomycetes, have a life cycle more like that found in many ...