How do fungi differ from plants?


How do fungi differ from plants?

Organisms From Different Kingdoms

It is easy to think that plants and fungi are similar, since they both grow out of the soil. However, they are entirely different organisms that belong to different kingdoms.

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Fungi and plants differ mainly in how they get their energy. Plants undergo photosynthesis, fungi do not. Fungi are heterotrophic decomposers,...

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The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History


Chapter 15 / Lesson 5

Explore the evolution of fungi and plants. Learn about when fungi and plants first appeared, how they are classified, and the similarities between plants and fungi.

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