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Ch 26: Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 26: Fungi

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The Fungi chapter of this Holt McDougal Modern Biology textbook companion course helps students learn the essential modern biology lessons of fungi. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Fungi textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Modern Biology Fungi chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the fungi topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • Types and characteristics of fungi
  • Diversity of fungi
  • Ecological effects of fungi
  • Histoplasmosis infections
  • Symptoms of Aspergillosis
  • Candidiasis and yeast infections

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6 Lessons in Chapter 26: Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 26: Fungi
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What are Fungi? - Types and Characteristics

1. What are Fungi? - Types and Characteristics

In this lesson, we will examine the group of organisms known as the fungi. This group includes the familiar organisms mushrooms, yeasts and molds. We will look at several major characteristics of fungi, as well as a few disease-causing fungi.

The Diversity of Fungi

2. The Diversity of Fungi

The Fungi Kingdom is unique and quite diverse. In this video lesson, you'll learn about the different groups of fungi and see how fungi are much more than just mushrooms and molds!

Ecological Effects of Fungi

3. Ecological Effects of Fungi

The Fungi Kingdom is very diverse. Many fungi species are beneficial, while others can pose risks to both the environment and us. In this video lesson, you will learn about some of the ways that fungi affect ecology and human health.

What is Histoplasmosis? - Infections Caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

4. What is Histoplasmosis? - Infections Caused by Histoplasma capsulatum

Raising backyard chickens can be a fun and rewarding experience, but you might end up raising more than just chicks. In this lesson, we will explore the world of Histoplasma capsulatum, a pathogenic fungus that can grow on chicken feces.

What is Aspergillosis? - Fungal Infections & Symptoms

5. What is Aspergillosis? - Fungal Infections & Symptoms

Human fungal diseases are rare and usually don't cause symptoms in healthy people. In this lesson, we'll discuss Aspergillus, a disease-causing mold, and the different infections and symptoms it can cause in susceptible hosts.

Candidiasis: Yeast Infections Caused by Candida albicans

6. Candidiasis: Yeast Infections Caused by Candida albicans

Your body is teeming with microorganisms that normally live in perfect balance without you ever knowing they are there. Candida albicans is one fungal member of this group, but upset the balance and Candida can cause some very unpleasant diseases.

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