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How do fungi like protists move?

What are fungus-like protists? They are protists that absorb their food from dead organic matter. They are grouped into 2 groups, slime molds and water molds. Most fungus-like protists use psuepods, (“false feet”) to move around.

What are fungus-like protists called?

Slime molds are fungus-like protists that grow as slimy masses on decaying matter. They are commonly found on items such as rotting logs. Water molds are fungus-like protists present in moist soil and surface water; they live as parasites or on decaying organisms.

Are fungus-like protists Autotrophs or Heterotrophs?

Fungi-like protists, which are heterotrophs, and they have cells with cell walls and reproduce by forming spores.

Which of these is a characteristic of protist like fungi?

Fungus-like protists share many features with fungi. Like fungi, they are heterotrophs, meaning they must obtain food outside themselves. They also have cell walls and reproduce by forming spores, just like fungi. Fungus-like protists usually do not move, but a few develop movement at some point in their lives.

Why is the term protist still used?

Why is the term protist still used? Since they exhibit different characteristics than those of fungi, plants, animals, and they are eukaryotic. Endosymbiosis is the process where prokaryotes became organelles by coexisting inside eukaryotic cells. Secondary Symbiosis differentiates the types of cells that can be found.

What are 2 diseases caused by protist?

Most protist diseases in humans are caused by protozoa. Protozoa make humans sick when they become human parasites. Trypanosoma protozoa cause Chagas disease and sleeping sickness. Giardia protozoa cause giardiasis, and Plasmodium protozoa cause malaria.

What diseases can protozoa cause?

Protozoan infections are responsible for diseases that affect many different types of organisms, including plants, animals, and some marine life. Many of the most prevalent and deadly human diseases are caused by a protozoan infection, including African Sleeping Sickness, amoebic dysentery, and malaria.