Chapter 3. Kingdom Fungi

  1. Dr R. S. K. Barnes

Published Online: 8 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch3

The Diversity of Living Organisms

The Diversity of Living Organisms

How to Cite

Barnes, R. S. K. (ed) (2009) Kingdom Fungi, in The Diversity of Living Organisms, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313383.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Zoology & St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632049172

Online ISBN: 9781444313383

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Keywords:

  • Kingdom Fungi;
  • Fungi - heterotrophic, non-photosynthetic eukaryotes;
  • class zygomycetes;
  • Basidiomycota - basidium, single celled or four celIed organ;
  • Holobasidiomycetes - mushrooms classified in Agaricales;
  • ascomycetes - ascus, microscopic sac-like organ with ascospores;
  • candida - forming scant mycellium;
  • Class Taphrinomycetes;
  • Pneumocystidiates - uninucleate yeastlike cells;
  • taphrinomycetes - early offshoot of ascomycetes