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Week Nineteen Science Warm Ups

1. What is a group or network of fungal hyphae called?

Answer: mycelium

2. What are the four phyla of fungi?

Answer: oomycota, zygomycota, ascomycota, basidiomycota

3. What are the land dwelling zygomycota often known as?

Answer: molds and blights

4. Name the British scientist that discovered penicillin in 1928.

Answer: Dr. Alexander Fleming

5. Name three common products that are the result of fungal activity.

Answer: Ex: alcohol, bread, cheese, antibiotics, etc.

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