#003: Yeast vs. Hyphae

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  1. September 13, 2016

    […] Fungi may be filamentous or unicellular.  Some fungi can even switch between the two growth modes.  For more on this see FFF#003. […]

  2. October 17, 2016

    […] cultivation is that T. fuciformis will grow as a yeast in the absence of its desired substrate (see FFF#003 for more on yeast/hyphal growth modes).  These cultures would probably have been presumed to be […]

  3. October 17, 2016

    […] Fungi produce stationary cells as hyphae or yeast and colonize new areas by growing bigger* (see FFF#003 for more).  Slime molds, on the other hand, are cells that can move independently.   There are […]

  4. July 7, 2017

    […] Basidiomycota also include rusts and smuts, which are economically important plant pathogens, some yeasts, and a few lichenized fungi. Like the Ascomycota, the Basidiomycota fill a variety of different […]

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