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Decomposer

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Decomposers are organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms, and in doing so, ... Unlike bacteria, which are unicellular organisms, most saprotrophic fungi grow as a branching network of hy...

Decomposers - Bacteria Engines of Earth's Nutrient Cycles

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Decomposers are the organisms that eat, digest and break down once living things which have died.

Earthworms and Soil Bacteria Decomposers | Home Guides | SF Gate

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Thanks to decomposers such as bacteria and earthworms, soil is always changing. Organic matter goes from recognizable to indistinguishable due to the  ...

4th Grade Science - Life - Decomposers

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When something dies, like a plant or an animal, a decomposer breaks down dead ... Most bacteria are decomposers, so they break down all the dead material .

Decomposers

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The term decomposers is used to describe a guild of organisms (e.g., bacteria, fungi, crabs) that process organic constituents (e.g., plant material) to release ...

Decomposers & food chains – Science – Skwirk Interactive ...

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Organic matter is recycled in an ecosystem by decomposers. Decomposers are organisms such as bacteria and fungi that break down the organic matter in the ...

What is a decomposer?

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Decomposers and scavengers break down dead plants and animals. ... Others, like some kinds of bacteria, prefer breaking down meat or waste from carnivores.

The Science of Composting - Composting for the Homeowner ...

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Of all these organisms, aerobic bacteria are the most important decomposers. They are very abundant; there may be millions in a gram of soil or decaying ...

What are some examples of decomposers? | Reference.com

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Decomposers include certain types of bacteria, worms, slugs, snails and fungi. All of these organisms break down or eat dead or decomposing organisms to ...

Waste Not, Want Not: Fungi as Decomposers

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Dec 19, 2001 ... Fungi and bacteria are the major organisms decomposing dead ... that decompose organic matter decomposers, saprobes or saprotrophs.

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Decomposers - NatureWorks - New Hampshire Public Television

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When plants and animals die, they become food for decomposers like bacteria, fungi and earthworms. Decomposers or saprotrophs recycle dead plants and ...

Microbial Decomposers - Compost-ology - City of Euless

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Microbial Decomposers. Bacteria perform the primary breakdown of organic materials and generate the heat associated with composting. Bateria don't have to ...

Decomposers

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The dead things that are eaten by decomposers are called detritus which means "garbage". Some of the most common decomposers are bacteria, worms, slugs, ...