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Old 02-26-2012, 10:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Frylock View Post
Anyone else heard of the thousand-sexed creature mentioned upthread?
Read the link Half Man Half Wit posted: http://blog.mycology.cornell.edu/?p=1060

It's really misleading to think of fungal mating types as "sexes". These fungi are isogamous, which means they don't have eggs or sperm, just one type of gamete that can fuse with any other gamete. However, there are subtle differences between these gamete types that makes some compatible with some types and others with others.