Zygomycota: Life Cycle of Rhizopus

PICTURE STORY OF A RHIZOPUS' LIFE


ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION
ONE: AERIAL HYPHAE

source: http://www.mcatzone.com/t2.php
ONE-A: SPORANGIOSPORES

source: http://nhscience.lonestar.edu/biol/wellmeyer/fungalspores/asexual.htm
TWO: SPORANGIUM BURST

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 THREE: SPORE GERMINATES PRODUCING HYPHAE

source: http://www.biology.iastate.edu/Courses/211L/Fungi/FungINDX.htm
 FOUR: VEGETATIVE MYCELIUM GROWS
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SEXUAL REPRODUCTION
FIVE: GAMETE FORM (-) & (+)

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SIX: PLASMOGAMY


SEVEN: ZYGOSPORE ------->   
EIGHT: KARYOGAMY & MEIOSIS


THE ZYGOTE THEN PRODUCES A SPORANGIUM WHICH STARTS THE PROCESS OVER AGAIN THROUGH THE SEXUAL REPRODUCTION CYCLE OR THE ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION CYCLE.

THE FOLLOWING VIDEO IS RHIZOPUS IN ACTION....I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS IS ONLY 7 DAYS:

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