Write a short note on slime moulds



(a) Slime moulds are both plant and animal like.
(b) They are plant like in the production of spores
during reproduction and animal like in the mode of nutrition.
© Their somatic structures consist of wall less, multinucleate mobile mass of protoplasm called plasmodium.
(d) They absorb nutrients directly from the substratum.
(e) The reproductive stage consists of sporangia and spores formed after meiosis.