KINGDOM FUNGI

Biology

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS

Classification is defined as the arrangement of living things into groups based on structural genetic and cellular organization.  This is called TAXANOMY.The system of classification of living things  used today is based on that introduced by Swedish naturalist named Carl Von Linne(1707-1778).His name was better known in Latin as Carolus Linnaeus.He published the classification of […]

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Biology

KINGDOM FUNGI

KINGDOM FUNGI Multicellular fungi are made of thread-like structures called hyphae (singular hyphae) that form a mycelium. e.g. Saccharomyces cereviseae (bread yeast). Others include Penicillium, Rhizopus, and edible mushroom KINGDOM PROTOCTISTA Economic Importance of Fungi Beneficial Effects of Fungi Some fungi are used as food e.g. mushrooms. Some are decomposers which enhance decay to improve

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Biology

CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING ORGANISMS

CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING ORGANISMS MODERN CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING ORGANISMS All organisms cannot be suitably classified as either plants or animals based on CarolusLinneaus classification. Therefore five kingdoms have been generally accepted for all living organisms, these include Monera, Protista, fungi, plantae and animalia.   KINGDOM MONERA (Prokaryotes) This group consists of simplest living organisms (bacteria,

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