Molds, Yeast, Origin of Fungi

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Key Notes:

molds – is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae

yeast – a microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and are capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide

Note: Molds primarily reproduces asexually.

Note: Yeast reproduces asexually through budding.

Note: Nucleariids are the likely close relatives of fungi.


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