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Verticillium - Characteristics, Life Cycle, Morphology and Cultures

The genus Verticillium is composed of a small group of ascomycete fungi belonging to division Ascomycota. As such, they may also be described as sac fungi.

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Claviceps - Different Species, Structure, Morphology and Life Cycle

The genus Claviceps is a fungi species that can be found in the ovaries of grasses and rye (as well as other related plants). This has been shown to be the primary characteristic of these species.

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Pezizomycotina - Habitat, Examples, Classification and Reproduction

Pezizomycotina is the largest subphylum of phylum Ascomycota (also known as sac fungi). With well over 100, 000 species (over 30,000 of these species have been well described), subphylum Pezizomycotina is composed of a vast number of filamentous species.

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INNOVATIVE NEW MICROSCOPE SLIDE FOR OBSERVING SPECIMENS NOW AVAILABLE

San Antonio, Texas, based Living Slides (www.theliveslide.com) is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative new microscope slide, LiveSlide®, developed in San Antonio and proudly manufactured in the United States.

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Hyphae - Production, Structure, Morphology, Types

hyphae (singular; hypha) are the long, tubular branching structures produced by fungi. Hyphae in fungi vary in structure and serve different functions from one species to another. Read more.

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Mycelium - Structure, Reproduction, Differences with Hyphae

Essentially, the term mycelium is used to refer to the thread-like structures of fungi. Mycelium (plural mycelia) develops from the fungal hyphae. Read more here.

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Ascomycota - Characteristics, Nutrition and Significance

Ascomycota has been shown to be the largest phylum of fungi with well over 33,000 species identified and named while many others are yet to be described; is also morphologically diverse with species that range from single celled organism to multicellular cup fungi.

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Algae - Reproduction, Identification and Classification

Algae are photosynthetic organisms belonging to kingdom Protista. Alga is the singular with changing size from microscopic unicellular microalgae (Chlorella and Diatoms) to large massive kelps that usually comprise of length extending in meters (200 ft) and brown alga.

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Paramecium - Classification, Structure, Function and Characteristics

Paramecium is a unicellular organism with shape resembling the sole of a shoe. It ranges from 50 to 300um in size which varies from species to species.

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Trichoderma Fungi - Classification, Characteristics and Reproduction

The Genus Trichoderma is one of the most abundant fungi that have been shown to be present in all climatic zones.

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  1. Verticillium - Characteristics, Life Cycle, Morphology and Cultures

    Jul 21, 18 04:30 PM

    The genus Verticillium is composed of a small group of ascomycete fungi belonging to division Ascomycota. As such, they may also be described as sac fungi.

    Read More

  2. Claviceps - Different Species, Structure, Morphology and Life Cycle

    Jul 18, 18 10:57 AM

    The genus Claviceps is a fungi species that can be found in the ovaries of grasses and rye (as well as other related plants). This has been shown to be the primary characteristic of these species.

    Read More

  3. Pezizomycotina - Habitat, Examples, Classification and Reproduction

    Jul 11, 18 02:16 PM

    Pezizomycotina is the largest subphylum of phylum Ascomycota (also known as sac fungi). With well over 100, 000 species (over 30,000 of these species have been well described), subphylum Pezizomycotin…

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