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Descriptor English: Fungi
Descriptor Spanish: Hongos
Descriptor Portuguese: Fungos
Descriptor French: Champignons
Entry term(s): Filamentous Fungi
Filamentous Fungus
Fungi, Filamentous
Fungus
Fungus, Filamentous
Mold
Molds
Tree number(s): B01.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005658
Scope note: A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; fungal diseases equals MYCOSES, fungal diseases of skin equals DERMATOMYCOSES
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at MYCO-
Related: Antifungal Agents MeSH
Fungal Proteins MeSH
Fungicides, Industrial MeSH
DeCS ID: 5794
Unique ID: D005658
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Fungi - Preferred
Concept UI M0008892
Scope note A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Preferred term Fungi
Entry term(s) Fungus
Fungi, Filamentous - Narrower
Concept UI M0332501
Scope note Multicellular fungi that are commonly referred to as molds, containing branching tubular structures (HYPHAE) that form a mass of intertwining strands (MYCELIUM).
Preferred term Fungi, Filamentous
Entry term(s) Filamentous Fungi
Filamentous Fungus
Fungus, Filamentous
Mold
Molds



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