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  1. Chitin is the main component of the fungal cell wall. It is a bio-molecule composed of two units of N-acetyl glucosamine units.
  2. They lack chlorophyll, hence are heterotrophic in their mode of nutrition. Some of them maybe parasitic, saprophytic or symbiotic.
  3. They are non-motile with the exception of the sub-division Mastigomycotina which is motile.
  4. The reserve food material in fungi is in the form of glycogen and oil. Starch is absent.
  5. Mostly reproduction takes palace by formation of spores. Sexual reproduction is also seen.
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