What are the evolutionary advantages for an organism to reproduce both asexually and sexually?
Compare plants, animals, and fungi, considering these components: cell wall, chloroplasts, plasma membrane, food source, and polysaccharide storage. Be sure to indicate fungi’s similarities and differences to plants and animals.
What is the advantage for a basidiomycete to produce a showy and fleshy fruiting body?
For each of the four groups of perfect fungi (Chytridiomycota, Zygomycota, Ascomycota, and Basidiomycota), compare the body structure and features, and provide an example.
Why does protection from light actually benefit the photosynthetic partner in lichens?
Why can superficial mycoses in humans lead to bacterial infections?
Historically, artisanal breads were produced by capturing wild yeasts from the air. Prior to the development of modern yeast strains, the production of artisanal breads was long and laborious because many batches of dough ended up being discarded. Can you explain this fact?