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(Science: fungus) A class of fungi that usually has a coenocytic mycelium with chitinous cell walls. Sexual reproduction normally involves the formation of zygospores.The group lacks motile spores.

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... if you looked into it a bit, you could find examples of plants and fungi competing... specifically algae and lower fungi (chytridiomycetes and zygomycetes)

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by plasmodesmata11
Sat Dec 05, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: niches?
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Fungal Reproduction

... Textbook, the terms dikaryotic and heterokaryotic are used. Dikaryotic is used to describe basidiomycetes while heterokaryotic is used to describe zygomycetes. Since they are both denoted as (n + n), I am assuming that they mean the same thing? 2. In conjunction with question #1, would those terms ...

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by vertciel
Sun Apr 13, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungal Reproduction
Replies: 2
Views: 7186

Biology Hangman Game

zygomycetes you got it

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by SgtSlaughter
Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Hangman Game
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Biology Hangman Game

M, Y? myxomycetes or zygomycetes?

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by Cat
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Hangman Game
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Common Mushroom Tissue

... you would purchase in a grocery store) mostly consists of tissue that is: a) haploid b) diploid c) in the heterokaryon phase d) in the phylym Zygomycetes e) in the same phylum as angiosperms I was leaning towards C, but I'm not really sure... Thank you for your help!

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Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Common Mushroom Tissue
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