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22 Cards in this Set

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Which algae show bioluminescence?
Fire algae
Do fungi perform photosynthesis?
No way. They are heterotrophs.
What are saprophytes
Fungi that live off of dead plant or animal matter
What is a puffball?
A mushroom that puffs spores out into the air.
What are some places that algae can grow?
In hot springs, in snow, on tree bark, in ponds, just about anywhere there is water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight.
What is a lichen?
An alga and a fungus living together.
What is symbiosis
Two organisms living together and helping each other in some way.
What are the structures of mold that make it look cottony?
The threadlike hyphae growing together in a mass.
Where would you be most likely to find a slime mold?
In Mr. Wanamaker's kitchen sink or in moist places in a forest.
What gives golden algae their color?
a mixture of orange, yellow and brown substances in their cells
What are plants called that have no transportation tubes to carry water and food?
Non vascular plants
How do yeasts reproduce?
What is the green substance found in plants?
What are rhizoids.
Rootlike parts of mosses
Name the process in which yeast changes sugars to carbon dioxide and alcohol.
What are hyphae and what do they do?
They are threadlike structures that produce enzymes for fungi to get food.
What are yeasts?
One celled fungi
What is the largest and most complex algae?
Brown algae
What is photosynthesis?
The process in which organisms use sunlight, carbon dioxide and water to make their own food.
What are parasites?
Organisms that live off of other living organisms.
What are the four main parts of a mushroom and what does each do?
Stalk- gets it up into the air
Spores- reproductive cells
Hyphae- digest and absorb food for mushroom.
Cap- Contains spores in gills
How do some liverworts reproduce?
Pieces broken off of older plants can grow into a new plant.