NEET Botany Biological Classification Questions Solved

Which one exhibits the character of a protozoan during one phase of its life cycle and character of fungi in another phase of its life cycle?

(1) Water moulds

(2) Psilophytes

(3) Slime moulds

(4) Diatoms

(3) The slime moulds (or moulds) make up two unique and interesting phyla of kingdom-Protista. The cellular slime moulds are now classified with Protozoa (Amoeba) due to their evolutionay closeness and having amoeboid stage.

The other phyla of slime moulds are Plasmodial. Slime moulds belongs to Myxomycota.

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