GRE Subject Test: Biology : Understanding Types of Fungi

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for GRE Subject Test: Biology

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Fungi

A fungus that always reproduces asexually is most likely classified as __________.

Possible Answers:

Microsporidia

Zygomycetes

Basidomycetes

Asomycetes

Deuteromycetes

Correct answer:

Deuteromycetes

Explanation:

Fungi are typically characterized based on reproductive methods and structures. All fungi can reproduce asexaully, but only deuteromycetes lack a sexual reproduction phase, only reproducing asexually.

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