abida Archive

KINGDOM FUNGI

Occurrence of fungi Fungi are found in wide variety of habitats. These habitats are water, soil, dead and decaying organic matter. Fungi are heterotrophic. The./ cannot synthesize their food. Therefore, they get their food from different sources. Fungi may be: I. 3aprophytes: These fungi

Division Bacillariophyta (DIATOMS)

Occurrence: Diatoms are aquatic. They are both marine and fresh water. They form brownish scum on the surface of mud and ponds. Diatoms are abundant during spring and autumn months. They are mostly planktons. Some are attached to the substratum. Vegetative structure: Diatoms are