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Branches on the Tree of Life: The Biology of Fungi

24 minutes

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Part of the "Branches on the Tree of Life" series. Explores the structure, life cycles, ecology, classification, and evolutionary relationships of four major lines of fungi: Chytrids, Zygomycetes (various molds), Ascomycetes (yeasts, cup fungi, and most lichens), and Basidiomycetes (rusts and mushrooms). Emphasizes adaptations and reproductive mechanisms. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

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Runtime: 24 minutes

Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 1
16 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 2
17 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 3
22 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
18 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 5
19 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 6
24 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 7
20 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 8
16 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 9
7 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12