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What is the importance of fungi.
The economic importance of Fungi:
A number of edible fungi in the form of mushrooms are a source of nourishing and delicious food. Yeast another kind of fungi is used baking industry. Others are used in brewing and in cheese industries.
Antibiotics like penicillin Chloromycetin, Neomycin are fungi and used for cure and treatment.
(iii) Soil Fertility:
Fungi maintain the fertility of soil by decomposing the dead organic matter.
Fungi cause fermentation by which ethanol; alcoholic beverages and organic acids are prepared.