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Fungi grow by adding hyphae cells to their tips, and reach heights of various proportions. Most fungi reproduce using the process of asexual reproduction, and despite growing to different lengths and widths, grow in the ... More »

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Fungi reproduce in one of two ways: asexually through mitosis, or sexually through meiosis. Sexual reproduction occurs far less frequently than asexual production and usually only when necessary to adapt to environmental... More »

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Fungi are immobile and lack capacity for locomotion, Rice University states. They form reproductive spores which help them reproduce. The spores can be moved by wind or rain from one place to another. Fungi can multiply ... More »

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