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Fungus-like protists typically reproduce asexually through the release of spores. These types of protists, such as slime mold, are unicellular organisms that may form large masses of cells under the right conditions. More »

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Fungus-like protists have characteristics of both unicellular and multicellular life forms. They are often found on decaying organic matter, and reproduce by creating spores. They include slime molds and water molds. Sli... More »

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A fungus-like protist obtains food by crawling over it and enveloping it, taking food particles into itself in a manner similar to how amoebas eat. These protists often consume decaying plant matter on damp forest floors... More »

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