All About Fungi

Yeast, mold, and mildew are all which type of organism?

  • A. virus
  • B. fungus
  • C. bacteria
  • D. protozoa

57% of players knew the correct answer: B., fungus

The plural form of fungus is fungi. The fungi are a separate kingdom of living things, different from animals and plants. A fungus breaks down dead organic matter around it, and uses it as food.

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Question of the Day: All About Fungi
In this Flashcast, we tackle the most pressing question of our time: How do you pronounce "fungi?" Murray and Tamika explore the answer, as well as lots of interesting facts about the world of fungi, which includes mushrooms, yeast, and even mildew.

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