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What conditions do sexual and asexual reproduction occur in fungi

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Summary of Fungal Attributes. So What do the Set of Characteristics mean? We have gone over several working definitions for "fungi" that have been accepted in mycology over the last 50 years. Each definition, at the time that they were used was thought to include closely related organisms, i.

However, as time passed, and we gathered more information about these organisms, it became apparent that this notion was not correct. So, we redefined "fungi" to reflect these changes.

The above set of characteristics is the most recent definition as to what we believe constitute a fungus. However, in mycology, we continue to study those organisms that have been demonstrated to not being closely related to fungi. Thus, in mycology we have two definition for fungi.

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