When an individual is referring to the fungi kingdom, fungi is the correct scientific name for all of the organisms that are classified as fungi. The kingdom fungi may be broken down further into sub kingdoms, phyla and subphyla.Continue Reading
For example, the phylum chytridiomycota contains some of the earliest evolved fungi. Another phylum, zygomycota, consists of land dwelling fungi that only have septa in reproductive areas. The phylum ascomycota includes yeasts and molds.
Each species of fungus has a scientific name. Amanita flavoconia, a species of mushroom, is a part of the order agaricales and the phylum basidiomycota, in addition to the kingdom fungi.Learn more about Botany
Plants and fungi are both eukaryotic organisms whose cells are buffered by cellulose walls. Like plants, some fungi can be used as food and medicine, and they are alike in their relative lack of mobility.Full Answer >
Organisms in the kingdom Plantae belong to the eukaryotic kingdom and are autotrophic, multicellular organisms that are capable of photosynthesis. They fall mainly under bryophytes and tracheophytes.Full Answer >
Kingdom Protista includes mostly unicellular, eukaryotic life forms that behave similar to animals, plants and fungi based upon how the organisms obtain nutrition from their environment. These creatures do not fit into other kingdoms of life, mostly live in water and have a nucleus in their cells.Full Answer >
The kingdom Plantae includes all land plants, mosses, flowering plants, ferns and so on. With an excess of 250,000 plant species, the kingdom Plantae is the second largest family of organisms. Only the Arthropoda family is larger.Full Answer >