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Algae and fungi live in aquatic habitat. They have thallus and there is no differentiation of leaves and roots. Mitospores are the main methods of asexual reproduction. There is no gametic union and sex organs are single celled and uncovered Fungi require organic matter for their ...

These organisms provide a link between fungus and plants. Fungal hyphae occur in root of mycorrhizae. These roots are quite different from normal root structure. There are no root caps and hairs. The roots are present where there is lot of organic matter. A fungus ...

Lichens are organism which shows association of fungus and algae. Fungal component is known as mycobiont and algae component is called phycobiont. Fungi can be ascomycetes or basidiomycetes. Algae are mainly Cyanobacteria. Theophrastus, the father of botany coined the term lichen. They often grow in ...

These are fungi imperfecti which belong to artificial class of fungi. The presence of sexual stage of reproduction is controversial. There are more than 15000 species of imperfect fungi. They are septate and are unicellular. They resemble to yeast with respect to its cellular structure. ...

Mushroom is also known as agaricus campestris. It is of edible type. It is Saprotrophic and occurs in moist soils, grasslands etc. Mycelium multiplies by fragmentation. Basically, two types of mycelia are formed in life cycle of mushroom. They are primary and secondary respectively. Primary ...

These are known as club fungi and have a small base. These are the most common type of fungi. They have saprobic mode of nutrition. They can decompose cellulose and lignin so they are good decomposers of wood also. The hyphae are formed in the ...

Explain aspergillum, penicillin, nuerospora, erysiphae, cup fungi, ergot, morels and truffles of ascomycetes group of fungi? Aspergillum affects food stuff and laboratory culture. It is basically a green mould. Aspergillum also causes lung, ear infection. It also causes fermentation by releasing alcohol, citric acid, enzymes, proteins ...

They play an important role in brewing and baking industry. They form alcoholic beverages under anaerobic conditions. S. cerevisiae plays an important role in brewing industry. This species also play an important role in baking industry by forming carbon dioxide and alcohol. They are also ...

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