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Taxonomy
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Kingdom Fungi

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FUNGI:

Body type: unicellular or multicellular

Prokaryotic / eukaryotic: eukaryotic

Food consumption: throught absorbtion

Reproduction: both sexual and asexual

Environments: marine, terrestrial, fresh water

Number of species: about 100,000


Characteristics: Cell walls made of chitin (chit-in)

There are four phyla in kingdom fungi:
-Chytridiomycota (aquatic)
-Basidiomycota (mushrooms) about 25, 00 species
-Zygomycota (bread mold), about 1500 species
-Ascomycota (morrels, truffles), about 30,000 species



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