Fungi

Chloe Cotter
Mind Map by Chloe Cotter, updated more than 1 year ago
Chloe Cotter
Created by Chloe Cotter over 3 years ago
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Mind Map on Fungi, created by Chloe Cotter on 11/29/2016.

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Fungi
1 Advantages
1.1 Some edible
1.2 Some used in the production of cheeses
1.3 Some used in antibiotics - penicillin
1.4 Yeast used in bread making
2 Disadvantages
2.1 Can cause food spoilage
2.2 Some poisonous - amanita
2.3 Cause plant disease - potato blight
2.4 Cause human diseases - athlete's foot
3 Moulds, yeast & large fungi
4 Don't make their own food
5 Large fungi
5.1 Generally edible
5.2 Field mushrooms - button
5.3 Truffles - a delicacy found underground
5.4 Visible to the naked eye
6 Reproduction of large fungi
6.1 1. Mushrooms start as spore
6.2 2. Produce hyphae which develop into mycelium on soil
6.3 3. Hyphae grow upwards
6.4 4. A tightly closed cap forms at the top of the hyphae
6.5 5. This increases in size & opens as the mushroom grows
6.6 6. Pink gills form underneath cap & spores are produced here
6.7 7. When the mushroom are ripe spores are released
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