. Organisms which depend on dead and decay matter for their food are


Organisms which depend on dead and decay matter for their food are

a) heterotrophs.

b) autotrophs.

c) saprotrophs.

d) parasites.

 

 

Best Answer

c) saprotrophs

Organisms, without chlorophyll, like fungi, have different modes of nutrition; they secrete digestive juices from the dead and decayed matter and convert it into a solution. They absorb the nutrients from it. These organisms are called saprotrophs and this mode of nutrition, is called as saprophytic mode of nutrition.

 

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