Module 4 - Kingdom Fungi

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Module 4 - Kingdom Fungi

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List each stage associated with the life cycle of a mushroom in order beginning with the formation of the mycelia. (6 steps) 
  • 2. 
    Essay – Answer the following questions.  More detail = more points! The authors of your text compare a mushroom to an iceberg.  Why?
  • 3. 
    Digestion that takes place outside the cell is called what? _________digestion
  • 4. 
    The hypha that is embedded in the material on which the fungus grows is called what?_________ hypha
  • 5. 
    An aerial hypha that asexually reproduces to make more filaments is termed a what?
  • 6. 
    A thin covering of tissue is often referred to as a what?
  • 7. 
    What is the anaerobic breakdown of sugars into alcohol, carbon dioxide, and lactic acid called?
  • 8. 
    A zygote surrounded by a hard, protective covering is termed a what?
  • 9. 
    A chemical secreted by a living organism that kills or reduces the reproduction rates of other organisms is called what?
  • 10. 
    What is the part of the fungus called that is responsible for extracellular digestion and absorption of digested food?
  • 11. 
    A specialized aerial hypha that produces spores is termed what?
  • 12. 
    What is the name of the chemical that provides toughness and flexibility to the fungi cell wall?
  • 13. 
    Extracellular digestion is common to the majority of fungi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Septate hyphae lack a dividing cell wall between nuclei.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A haustorium invades the cells of a living host to absorb food directly from the cytoplasm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A mushroom is in the button phase has already released its spores.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The main difference between shelf fungi, puffballs, and mushrooms is the way they form their spores.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Mycelia are not common to most fungi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An example of an alternate host used by a type of fungi is the barberry bush.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Penicillin is extracted from a fungus in genus Penicillium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Stolons are present only in some fungi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Drying or raking the ground daily will kill slime molds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    An organism that eats its food and digests it probably belongs to kingdom Fungi?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Imperfect Fungi have no known mode of sexual spore formation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The lichen is often confused with organisms from the Kingdom Protista.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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