Discover the magical world of fungi. Neither plant nor animal, they are a separate classification of living organism.
- Fungi are neither plant nor animal.
- Most fungi are made up of networks of fibrous threads called mycelia.
- They can be parasitic, either harmful or beneficial.
- They are used by man to bake bread and make penicillin.
Fungi are a most unusual type of organism.
They are neither plant nor animal, existing in a separate classification of living organisms.
There are around 1.5 million species of fungi, including mushrooms, toadstools and moulds.
Fungi – 1.5 million species
These structures are the fruit of a fungus, which contain ...
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