Beneficial Effects of Fungi

Biology

KINGDOM FUNGI

KINGDOM FUNGI:
Multicellular fungi are made of thread-like structures called hyphae (singular hyphae) that form a mycelium. e.g. Saccharomyces cereviseae (bread yeast).
Others include Penicillium, Rhizopus, and edible mushroom

Economic Importance of Fungi

Beneficial Effects of Fungi

Some fungi are used as food e.g. mushrooms.
Some are decomposers which enhance decay to improve soil fertility – recycling of nutrients e.g., toadstools.