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A fungus is a eukaryotic organism that cannot produce its own food via photosynthesis, has cell walls that contain chitin and reproduces via the use of spores, according to the University of Hawaii. Common examples of fu... More »

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The fungi-like protists of Kingdom Protista comprise a group including slime molds and water molds. These molds are simple, unicellular organisms that are fungi-like in appearance and habitat, according to Cliffs Notes. ... More »

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Members of the kingdom Fungi have cells with a nucleus. Fungi cells have a cell wall and membrane-bound organelles. The presence of membrane-bound organelles causes fungi to be classified as eukaryotes. More »

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