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LIFE CYCLE
SEXUAL REPRODUCTION
CLASSIFICATION
RED BREAD
ASCOMYCOTA
SAC FUNGI
ASEXUAL
CALLED ASCI
PHYLUM ASCOMYCOTA
ASEXUAL SPORES
BASIDIOMYCOTA
BERBEE
CLASS
TAPHRINOMYCOTINA
UNICELLULAR YEASTS
ASEXUALLY
HYPHAL
HYPHA
PEZIZOMYCOTINA
DEUTEROMYCOTA
CHITIN
BASAL
SOME MEMBERS
CUP FUNGI
LOOSELY
HYPHAE
SEXUALLY
RANK
PHYLA
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Definitions

  1. The Ascomycota are also classified together on the basis of reproductive structures due to the possession of an ascus. (Web site)
  2. Ascomycota are either single-celled (yeasts) or filamentous (hyphal) or both (dimorphic). (Web site)
  3. The Ascomycota are united by the presence of asci ( see glossary entry).
  4. The Ascomycota are the largest and most diverse group of Fungi.
  5. Ascomycota is the largest division of fungi.
  6. The Ascomycota are the largest and most diverse group of Fungi. (Web site)

Life Cycle

  1. Figure 3 shows the life cycle of a typical Ascomycota.
  2. Formerly called Deuteromycotina or Fungi Imperfecti, this is a miscellaneous collection of dispossessed relatives of the other groups, mainly the Ascomycota.
  3. Members of the Ascomycota make two particularly important types of relationship with plants: as mycorrhizal fungi and as endophytes.
  4. The Division Ascomycota is the Division with the greatest number of fungal species. (Web site)
  5. Sexual reproduction has not been observed in some fungi of the Glomeromycota and Ascomycota.

Sexual Reproduction

  1. Sexual reproduction in the Ascomycota is marked by a characteristic structure, the ascus, which distinguishes these fungi from all others. (Web site)
  2. Sexual reproduction has not been observed in some fungi of the Glomeromycota and Ascomycota.

Classification

  1. Many plant-pathogenic fungi belong to the Ascomycota.
  2. A significant number of Ascomycota species either have no sexual stage or none is known.
  3. Most anamorphic fungi are Ascomycota, and therefore the obsolete classification of the Deuteromycota is largely that of Ascomycota anamorphs. (Web site)
  4. The shared derived character that defines the Ascomycota is the ascus. (Web site)
  5. Most yeasts and filamentous Ascomycota are haploid, but some species, Saccharomyces cerevisiae for example, can also be diploid. (Web site)

Red Bread

  1. The ascomycota include yeasts and similar fungi, Penicillium and Aspergillus, powdery mildews, morels, truffles, and the red bread mold, Neurospora. (Web site)
  2. Neurospora crassa is a type of red bread mold of the phylum Ascomycota. (Web site)

Ascomycota

  1. Fungi (Ascomycota) are a diverse group.
  2. Fungi of the Ascomycota are also known for their numerous symbiotic relationships with other organisms. (Web site)
  3. Ascomycetes versus Ascomycota [4] In the past, before the recognition of the fungal kingdom, the sac fungi were considered to be a Class, not a Phylum. (Web site)
  4. The Ascomycota, commonly known as sac fungi or ascomycetes, constitute the largest taxonomic group within the Eumycota. (Web site)
  5. The phylum Ascomycota is named for the ascus, a reproductive structure that contains spores. (Web site)
  6. Some Ascomycota never reproduce sexually, or are not known to produce asci. (Web site)
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  8. Penicillium species on cheeses and in the antibiotic industry are examples of asexual taxa, otherwise known as anamorphs, that belong in the Ascomycota.
  9. Results from FactBites: Ascomycota (2464 words) The Ascomycota, or sac fungi, is monophyletic and accounts for approximately 75% of all described fungi. (Web site)

Sac Fungi

  1. Ascomycota, also known as sac fungi, is a recently discovered class.
  2. Genetic comparison shows the largest Fungi phylum ''Ascomycota'' (yeasts, truffles, Penicillium, morels, sac fungi) evolving now.

Asexual

  1. The reproduction of the Ascomycota is very varied and can be either asexual or sexual. (Web site)
  2. In most ascomycota, the ascus becomes turgid at maturity and finally bursts, sending its ascospores explosively into the air.
  3. Asexual reproduction in Ascomycetes (the Phylum Ascomycota)is by the formation of conidia, which are borne on specialized stalks called conidiophores.

Called Asci

  1. In the Division Ascomycota the sexual spores are formed within microscopic 'pods' called asci.
  2. Members of the phylum Ascomycota are fungi that produce their spores in special pods or sac-like structures called asci.

Phylum Ascomycota

  1. Saccharomycotina is an subphylum of the phylum Ascomycota, in the kingdom Fungi.
  2. Neurospora crassa is a type of red bread mold of the phylum Ascomycota.
  3. All accepted genera and taxa above the generic level in phylum Ascomycota. Freshwater Ascomycete Database. (Web site)
  4. Asexual reproduction in Ascomycetes (the Phylum Ascomycota) is by the formation of conidia, which are borne on specialized stalks called conidiophores. (Web site)
  5. All accepted genera and taxa above the generic level in phylum Ascomycota. (Web site)

Asexual Spores

  1. And then there are the masses of asexual spores called conidia produced by Ascomycota on the thalli.
  2. The Ascomycota also share with Basidiomycota the use of conidia for the development of asexual spores. (Web site)

Basidiomycota

  1. Yeasts are classified in the kingdom Fungi, phyla (divisions) Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. (Web site)
  2. Ascomycota can be found on all continents and many genera and species display a cosmopolitan distribution ( Candida albicans or Aspergillus flavus). (Web site)
  3. On the whole, we have reason to be particularly suspicious of rDNA phylogenies among the Ascomycota.
  4. Delimitation of the genus Ciboria (Sclerotiniaceae, Helotiales, Ascomycota) based on rDNA sequence, morphology, ultrastructure and life history data.
  5. Classes Saccharomycetes Saccharomycotina is an subphylum of the phylum Ascomycota, in the kingdom Fungi. (Web site)

Berbee

  1. Their evolutionary origin, therefore, predates the split of the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota (Berbee and Taylor, 2000; Redecker et al., 2000b). (Web site)
  2. Berbee ML: The phylogeny of plant and animal pathogens in the Ascomycota.
  3. Berbee and Taylor (2001) suggest that Ascomycota and Basidiomycota diverged approximately 390 mya. (Web site)

Class

  1. The three main classes of Ascomycota are the Hemiascomycetes, Euascomycetes, and Loculoascomycetes.
  2. Similarly three classes are found in the Ascomycota: the Hemiascomycetes, the Protomycetes and the Euascomycetes.

Taphrinomycotina

  1. As mentioned above, the Ascomycota are very unevenly divided into Taphrinomycotina, Saccharomycotina, and Pezizomycotina.
  2. The subphylum Euascomycotina contains Ascomycota that have ascocarps (ascocarpic ascomycetes).
  3. Early diverging lineages of Ascomycota have been classified in Taphrinomycotina (Eriksson 2004; =Archiascomycetes Nishida and Sugiyama 1994). (Web site)

Unicellular Yeasts

  1. The Division Ascomycota contains more than 30,000 species of unicellular (yeasts) to multicellular fungi.
  2. In hyphal Ascomycota (left), the youngest, terminal hyphal segments develop into 8-spored asci. (Web site)
  3. Ascomycota, with the exception of the unicellular yeasts, are hyphal. (Web site)

Asexually

  1. Many fungi reproduce both sexually and asexually. This is particularly true in the group Ascomycota.
  2. The textbook Ascomycota can make spores sexually (ascospores or meiospores) and asexually ( condia or mitospores). (Web site)
  3. The textbook Ascomycota can make spores sexually (ascospores or meiospores) and asexually (condia or mitospores). (Web site)
  4. Ascomycota species also reproduce asexually very much like the Zygomycota.

Hyphal

  1. Ascomycota, with the exception of the unicellular yeasts, are hyphal.
  2. In hyphal Ascomycota (left), the youngest, terminal hyphal segments develop into 8-spored asci. (Web site)

Hypha

  1. Ascomycota: i, ascomata; j, ascus; k, ascospores; l, septate hypha.
  2. The hyphae of Ascomycota have bilayered walls with primary septa at regular intervals along the hypha.

Pezizomycotina

  1. Pezizomycotina is a subphylum of the Ascomycota and was previously called the Euascomycota.
  2. Early diverging lineages of Ascomycota have been classified in Taphrinomycotina (Eriksson 2004; =Archiascomycetes Nishida and Sugiyama 1994). (Web site)
  3. Phylogenetic placement of the anamorphic tribe Ustilaginoideae (Hypocreales, Ascomycota) -- Bischoff et al. (Web site)
  4. As mentioned above, the Ascomycota are very unevenly divided into Taphrinomycotina, Saccharomycotina, and Pezizomycotina.
  5. The Sordariomycetes is one of the largest classes in the Ascomycota with more than 600 genera and 3000 known species (Kirk et al 2001). (Web site)

Deuteromycota

  1. Molds do not form a specific taxonomic or phylogenetic grouping, but can be found in the divisions Zygomycota, Deuteromycota and Ascomycota. (Web site)
  2. The molds are not an actual taxonomic or phylogenetic grouping – they can be found in the divisions Zygomycota, Deuteromycota and Ascomycota. (Web site)

Chitin

  1. The bodies of Ascomycota are eukaryotic cells surrounded by a wall consisting of chitin and beta glucans. (Web site)
  2. The cell walls of ascomycota are almost always formed of chitin and ---glucans; individual cells are divided by septa.

Basal

  1. If W. sebi is within Ascomycota then it is likely to occupy the basal position. (Web site)
  2. Placement of Neolecta in the basal lineage of the Ascomycota is supported by four genes, including 18S rDNA, 25S rDNA, RPB2, and -tubulin ( 14, 30, 31). (Web site)

Some Members

  1. However, some members of the Ascomycota do not reproduce sexually and do not form asci or ascospores.
  2. Finally, some members of the Ascomycota are eaten with relish; morels ( Morchella) and truffles ( Tuber) are some of the most sought-after fungus delicacies. (Web site)

Cup Fungi

  1. Another prominent group of Ascomycota is the Cup Fungi, so named for a macroscopic rather than microscopic feature. (Web site)
  2. A few mushrooms are classified by mycologists as Ascomycota (the "cup fungi"), the morel and truffle being good examples. (Web site)
  3. Other fungi found in vPlants, such as morels and cup fungi, are of the Phylum Ascomycota (Class Euascomycetes). (Web site)

Loosely

  1. The terms basidiomycetes and ascomycetes are frequently used loosely to refer to Basidiomycota and Ascomycota. (Web site)
  2. A large variety of species, seemingly related to Ascomycota, are loosely placed in a fifth phylum, Deuteromycota (also called Fungi Imperfecti). (Web site)

Hyphae

  1. Most yeasts belong to the division Ascomycota.
  2. Many are yeasts, collectively called basidiomycetous yeasts to differentiate them from ascomycetous yeasts in the Ascomycota. (Web site)
  3. Many of one subdivision of the yeasts, the ascomycota, consist of hyphae, i.e.

Sexually

  1. Species capable of reproducing sexually belong in the teleomorphic genus, Arthroderma, of the Ascomycota.
  2. Pezizomycotina contain well over 90% of Ascomycota, and the species are hyphal, with almost all of the sexually reproducing forms possessing ascomata. (Web site)

Rank

  1. Elevation of the taxonomic rank of the Ascomycetes resulted in the names Ascomycetae, Ascomycotina, and finally Ascomycota. (Web site)
  2. Mitosporic categories can occur at any rank, e.g., mitosporic Ascomycota, mitosporic Hymenomycetes, mitosporic Hypocreales, and mitosporic Coniochaetaceae. (Web site)

Phyla

  1. Together, the Ascomycota and the Basidiomycota form the subkingdom Dikarya. (Web site)
  2. Historically they have been divided into four taxonomic divisions: Zygomycota, Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, and Deuteromycota. (Web site)
  3. The term is now used only informally, to denote species of fungi that are asexually reproducing members of the fungal phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. (Web site)
  4. The clade that includes Ascomycota and Basidiomycota has been called the Dikaryomycotina, reflecting this presumably homologous similarity. (Web site)
  5. The terms teleomorph, anamorph, and holomorph apply to portions of the life cycles of fungi in the phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota.

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