actinomycetes & filamentous fungi

JCarson jeremy.carson at
Wed Feb 23 01:08:58 EST 2000

On Tue, 22 Feb 2000 22:46:05 -0000, "Sarah Davies" <noone at>
Actinomycetes are bacteria and as such are prokaryotes; fungi are
eukaryotes. A good microbiology text will give the basis for
differentiation of the two cell types.
>Hi,  I am trying to do my microbiology homework & one question is still
>puzzling me:
>How can you differentiate between sctinomycetes & filamentous fungi?
>I have searched the web & read all the recommended texts, but they seem too
>similar & I haven't found anything that differentiates them.
>If anyone could help with me with this problem I would be very grateful.

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