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Descriptor in English: Fungi
Descriptor in Spanish: Hongos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fungos
Descriptor in French: Champignons
Entry term(s): Filamentous Fungi
Filamentous Fungus
Fungi, Filamentous
Fungus
Fungus, Filamentous
Mold
Molds
Tree number(s): B01.300
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: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics: Manual 22.32; fungal dis = MYCOSES, fungal dis of skin = 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
See also the descriptors: Antifungal Agents MeSH
Fungal Proteins MeSH
Fungicides, Industrial MeSH
DeCS UI: 5794
Descriptor UI: D005658
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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