What are fungi?

By  Indra Bhan

Fungi is a multi-cellular organism that obtains their nutrition from rotten materials.

There are both types of sexual reproduction and asexual reproduction in fungi.

Kingdom Fungi are divided into four groups, one of which sexual reproduction is not found, namely Deuteromycetes.

Characteristics of Kingdom Fungi -

1. The study of fungi is called Mycology. 2. Kingdom fungi were presented by R. H. Whittaker.

Fungi are saprophytic, that is, they get their nutrition from rotten or dead substances. 

They are also called decomposers because they decompose rotten materials.