Who do fungi get their food?

Fungi (singular: fungus) is a group of multicellular eukaryotic, non-phototrophic, or heterotrophic(cannot make their own food) organisms with rigid cell walls that are due to large amounts of chitin (a structural component only found in the cell walls of fungi). 

Some fungi are unicellular (single-celled), while others are multicellular. Single-celled fungi are called yeast.

Fungi reproduce both sexually and asexually, and they also have symbiotic associations with plants and bacteria. 

It plays an important role in nutrient cycling in an ecosystem. However, they are also responsible for some diseases in plants and animals. 

The study of fungi is known as mycology.

There are three major types of fungus: yeasts, mushrooms, and molds. 


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