answer questions below 18

1. The protist kingdom has always presented a problem for taxonomists. As it is a polyphyletic kingdom composed of many organisms that are not closely related, some taxonomists have suggested dividing the protists into several new kingdoms. Suggest how you might break up the protists into several kingdoms that would house more closely related organisms. List the organisms you would place in each new kingdom, and describe the anatomical and biochemical characteristics that provide the rationale for your decisions.

2.State a derived characteristic for each branch (°) of the fungi tree, and justify your selection of the characteristic. The picture attached is for question 2.