Ch.31 - FungiSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Introduction to Biology
Ch.2 - Chemistry
Ch.3 - Water
Ch.4 - Carbon
Ch.5 - Biological Molecules
Ch.6 - Cells
Ch.7 - The Membrane
Ch.8 - Energy and Metabolism
Ch.9 - Respiration
Ch.10 - Photosynthesis
Ch.11 - Cell Signaling
Ch.12 - Cell Division
Ch.13 - Meiosis
Ch.14 - Mendelian Genetics
Ch.15 - Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance
Ch.16 - DNA Synthesis
Ch.17 - Gene Expression
Ch.18 - Regulation of Expression
Ch.19 - Viruses
Ch.20 - Biotechnology
Ch.21 - Genomics
Ch.22 - Development
Ch.23 - Evolution by Natural Selection
Ch.24 - Evolution of Populations
Ch.25 - Speciation
Ch.26 - History of Life on Earth
Ch.27 - Phylogeny
Ch.28 - Prokaryotes
Ch.29 - Protists
Ch.30 - Plants
Ch.31 - Fungi
Ch.32 - Overview of Animals
Ch.33 - Invertebrates
Ch.34 - Vertebrates
Ch.35 - Plant Anatomy
Ch.36 - Vascular Plant Transport
Ch.37 - Soil
Ch.38 - Plant Reproduction
Ch.39 - Plant Sensation and Response
Ch.40 - Animal Form and Function
Ch.41 - Digestive System
Ch.42 - Circulatory System
Ch.43 - Immune System
Ch.44 - Osmoregulation and Excretion
Ch.45 - Endocrine System
Ch.46 - Animal Reproduction
Ch.47 - Nervous System
Ch.48 - Sensory Systems
Ch.49 - Muscle Systems
Ch.50 - Ecology
Ch.51 - Animal Behavior
Ch.52 - Population Ecology
Ch.53 - Community Ecology
Ch.54 - Ecosystems
Ch.55 - Conservation Biology
Fungi Reproduction
Additional Problems
Fungi associate with _____ to form lichens.a. diatomsb. brown algaec. amoeboidsd. green algae
Fungal cells have _____.a. DNA in a nucleusb. chloroplastsc. cellulose in their cell wallsd. All of these
Some fungi and bacteria act as _____ and keep chemicals cycling through the ecosystems.a. producersb. consumersc. decomposersd. pollinators
Which of the following involves members of the kingdom Fungi?a. Athlete's footb. LSDc. Beerd. All of the above
Human fungal diseases include _____.a. ringwormb. malariac. tuberculosisd. dysentery
Fungal cells have a cell wall containing _____.a. celluloseb. chitinc. peptidoglycand. glycogen
A mutualistic relationship between soil fungi and plants' roots is called a _____.a. mycorrhizaeb. conidiophorec. lichend. fruiting body
Photosynthesis is done by the _____ component of lichen.a. plantb. fungusc. cyanobacteriumd. None of these
The _____ produced by yeast during fermentation causes bread to rise.a. methaneb. carbon dioxidec. ethanold. oxygen
Which of the following is most likely to prevent you from enjoying a sandwich?a. Penicilliumb. Powdery mildewc. Rhizopusd. Truffles
There are no fungi that _____.a. are parasitesb. decompose dead tissuec. do photosynthesisd. reproduce sexually
Cyanobacteria have symbiotic relationships with _____ to form lichens.a. liverwortsb. coralsc. fungid. All of these
Why are mycorrhizal fungi superior to plants at acquiring mineral nutrition from the soil? a. Hyphae are 100 to 1000 times larger than plant roots. b. Hyphae have a smaller surface-area-to-volume ratio than do the hairs on a plant root. c. Fungi secrete extracellular enzymes that can break down large molecules. d. Mycelia are able to grow in the direction of food.
Decomposers are a special group of producers.a. Trueb. False
Briefly, what are the major characteristics used to differentiate: a. Fungi from plants? b. Fungi from animals?c. Fungi from protozoa? 
Why is Saccharomyces cerevisiae classified as yeast?
What macromolecule makes up the majority of the cell wall in fungal organisms? How does this differ from eukaryotic plant cells and prokaryotic organisms?
Contrast the economic benefits and the harmful effects of fungi.