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Regarding nutrition in Fungi - choose the incorrect one:

( a ) depend on living plants and animals (parasites)
( b ) absorb soluble organic matter from dead substrates (saprophytes)
( c ) can live as symbionts – in association with roots of higher plants as rhizome
( d ) can live as symbionts – in association with algae as lichens
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(C) is the right answer.

absorb soluble organic matter from dead substrates and hence are called saprophytes. Those that depend on living plants and animals are called parasites. They can also live as symbionts – in association with algae as lichens and with roots of higher plants as mycorrhiza.
answered Jan 3, 2014 by pady_1
 

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