- Fungi are heterotrophic organisms. The only difference between other heterotrophic animals and fungi is that fungi digest and then ingest the food.
- Fungi releases enzymes on the body of the other living things and thrive on them.
- There is no embryonic stage for fungi.
- A fungus develops from spores, and are both sexual and asexual.
- Though most of the fungi are single cellular, most of the fungi species grow as multi-cellular filaments called hyphae. The hyphae form a mycelium.
- Other fungi are parasites and obtain their nutrients from living host.
- non - vascular organisms
- reproduce by spores
Examples are yeast button mushroom and molds
some are useful while some are harmful