- BIOL 120 Lesson 10 Assignment
Questions for Submission (75 pts total)
Answer each of the following questions as completely as possible. Your answers should be no longer than a few sentences.
(15 pts) 1. What is a fungus? How do fungi derive their nutrition? Describe three different heterotrophic “lifestyles” of fungi and give an example of a fungus that exhibits each.
(10 pts) 2. What is an ascomycete? Describe one beneficial and one harmful species of ascomycetes.
(10 pts) 3 Describe the basic steps in beer making. What is the role of barley, yeast, and hops in this process?
(10 pts) 4. Describe the basic steps in wine making. How is wine used to make brandy?
(10 pts) 5. What is decomposition and why is it important to plants and people?
(10 pts) 6. Describe three different edible fungi. Why should one avoid eating wild mushrooms when identification is only tentative?
(10 pts) 7. How can fungi be used in bioremediation of environmental toxins? What are mycorhizae? How are they beneficial to plants?
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