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Fungal Physiology

  1. Joseph GH Wessels

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004305



How to Cite

Wessels, J. G. 2006. Fungal Physiology. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Fungal physiology is concerned with activities related to growth, development and reproduction of fungi. These activities can only be understood with reference to the structure of these organisms.


  • fungal growth;
  • hypha;
  • metabolism fungi;
  • starvation fungi;
  • hydrophobins;
  • temperature, influence on fungi