Similar term(s): mushrooms, moulds.
Any of a group of plant-like microorganisms that include molds, mildews,
mushrooms and yeast.
Fungi lack chlorophyll and use living or dead organisms as
food by breaking them down and then absorbing the substances into their cells.
Many fungi reproduce by disseminating spores which are transported by air and
await proper conditions of moisture and temperature to germinate, grow and