Decomposers are organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms, and
in doing so, .... Example webs. Cold seeps · Hydrothermal vents · Intertidal · Kelp
Decomposers include certain types of bacteria, worms, slugs, snails and fungi. All
of these organisms break down or eat dead or decomposing organisms to ...
The dead things that are eaten by decomposers are called detritus which means
"garbage". Some of the most common decomposers are bacteria, worms, slugs, ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... Bacteria and fungi are principally decomposers. Decomposers, sometimes called
saprobes, usually secrete enzymes that digest "food" on the ...
Decomposers and scavengers break down dead plants and animals. ... Others,
like some kinds of bacteria, prefer breaking down meat or waste from carnivores.
Decomposers turn dead material into good fertilized soil. ... What occurs when
decomposers feed on dead organisms? ... cause some plants to make nitrogen
Some animals eat dead animals or carrion. They are called scavengers. They
help break down or reduce organic material into smaller pieces. These smaller ...
Sep 16, 2014 ... A decomposer means an organism that breaks down large molecules from dead
... Some types of decomposers are Bacteria and Fungi. Others ...
Amazon Animals: Decomposers. Decomposers eat dead organic matter.
Termites, earthworms, and fungi are some of the decomposers that live in the
Sep 11, 2016 ... The stability of an ecosystem depends on the actions of the decomposers.
Examples of decomposers include mushrooms on a decaying log.