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Maya Barton

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Transcript of Fungi

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A journey of fungi
Fungi have cell walls...
Straight from hyphae
Haploid cells
Fungi are like trees
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What are Fungi and what do they do for Earth?
Maya Barton

Fungi decompose plant matter
Without fungi, our planet would be overflowing with plant matter.
Mold is asexual
It has a vegetative mycellium
Grows into its host
budding and fission
When it consumes sugar, it ferments and releases carbon dioxide
As well as the things mentioned before, Fungi...
Helped us in oil spills
They clean our planet
They help us in baking and brewing
They protect against forest fires
They aid in habitat restoration
They are a natural insecticide
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