The Kingdom Fungi 21.1<br />
Chitin<br />Complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi.<br />
Hypha<br />Tiny filament that makes up a multicellular fungus or a water mold.<br />
Mycelium<br />Many hyphae tangled together into a thick mass; comprises the bodies of multicellular fungi.<br />
Fruiting Body<br />Slender reproductive structure that produces spores and is found in some funguslike protists; reproduct...
Sporangium<br />Structure in ferns and some fungi that contains spores.<br />
Sporangiophore<br />Specialized hyphae where sporangia are found.<br />
Key Concept<br />Fungi are eukaryotic heterotrophs that have cell walls.<br />
Key Concept<br />Most fungi reproduce both asexually and sexually.<br />
Key Concept<br />The bodies of multicellular fungi are composed of many hyphae tangled together into a thick mass called a...
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Biology 21.1

  1. 1. The Kingdom Fungi 21.1<br />
  2. 2. Chitin<br />Complex carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of fungi.<br />
  3. 3. Hypha<br />Tiny filament that makes up a multicellular fungus or a water mold.<br />
  4. 4. Mycelium<br />Many hyphae tangled together into a thick mass; comprises the bodies of multicellular fungi.<br />
  5. 5. Fruiting Body<br />Slender reproductive structure that produces spores and is found in some funguslike protists; reproductive structure of fungus that develops from a mycelium. <br />
  6. 6. Sporangium<br />Structure in ferns and some fungi that contains spores.<br />
  7. 7. Sporangiophore<br />Specialized hyphae where sporangia are found.<br />
  8. 8. Key Concept<br />Fungi are eukaryotic heterotrophs that have cell walls.<br />
  9. 9. Key Concept<br />Most fungi reproduce both asexually and sexually.<br />
  10. 10. Key Concept<br />The bodies of multicellular fungi are composed of many hyphae tangled together into a thick mass called a mycelium.<br />

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