Differentiate between the following:

i) Algae and Fungi

 

Asked by bbandab | 16th Dec, 2019, 07:32: PM

Expert Answer:

Differences between algae and fungi:

Algae

Fungi

  • Mostly aquatic
  • Mostly terrestrial
  • Chlorophyll present
  • Chlorophyll absent
  • Autotrophic nutrition
  • Heterotrophic nutrition
  • Cell wall composed of cellulose
  • Cell wall composed of chitin
  • Reserve food material is starch
  • Reserve food material is glycogen
  • Example: Spirogyra
  • Example: Yeast
 

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 17th Dec, 2019, 12:22: PM