Fungi that, during sexual reproduction, do not form highly elaborate nor , such as .

The fruiting bodies of the zygomycetes are described simply as sporangia or zygosporangia, which produce spores. Those spores, however, are not described as , which instead is a term whose meaning is unrelated to the zygomycete.

The zygomycete include various molds, such as Rhizopus/, as well as fungi, including fungi, as well as serving as saprophytes and decomposers.