Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 31 - 31.5 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

Pathogenic fungi spread rapidly since, like other fungi, they can be dispersed to new hosts by their resistant spores and grow quickly to infect the host once in a suitable habitat.

Work Step by Step

Skim the chapter and see that these are general properties of fungi which allow them to succeed in many places and cases, not just as parasites but also as mycorrhizal partners and in many other instances.
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