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Postby dukerune » Thu Mar 31, 2005 1:36 am

what r fruiting bodies and yeasts? some one help me!
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Postby James » Thu Mar 31, 2005 3:57 pm

A fruiting body is a large structure with the purpose of reproduction, eg a mushroom

Yeasts are any single celled, round fungi that reproduce by 'budding'
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Apr 01, 2005 7:46 pm

Fruiting body usually appears at ascomycetes and bazidiomicetes. Lichens also form fruiting bodies.
Yeasts are inferior fungi, unicellular, part of the ficomycetes class
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