Mycology or Fungi

Why lower fungi are called slime molds?

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04/13/2011

slime mould are coming under myxomycetes loking similar in morphology and life style to fungi so called fungus like organism. lower fungi is not included in the Kingdom Fungi. not produce well-organized fruitingbodies and primarily reproduce asexually. name of slime mold is due to production of slime on substrum.