-all multicellular, except yeast
-are heterotrophic through absortion
-include saprobes and some are parasitic
-have cell walls of chitin
-are partly made of hyphae which forms into mycelium
-budding, yeast, asexual
-sproes, produced by mitosis and meiosis, for both sexual and asexul reproduction
Division Zygomycota a.k.a. bread molds
There are about 1500 species of this division. When reproducing sexually, 2 hyphae grow together
and form a hardened, resistant structure called a zygospore. Asexually, a spore produces hyphae, then sporagonia that releases
Division Basidioycota a.k.a. club fungi
There are about 25,000 species and from their gills, spores are produced.
Division Ascomycota a.k.a. sac fungi
There are about 30,000 species, some are the morels, truffels, yeasts, and ergot-rye. Spores
are produced in little sacs called asci.