What Are the Advantages of Fungi?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 9, 2020 2:25:45 PM ET

Fungi play an essential role in ecosystems. They are responsible for the decomposition of organic matter; removing and recycling the organic matter on the ground, thus providing nutrients and food for plants, according to the Rainforest Conservation Fund. Additionally, fungi are responsible for nitrogen fixation within the soil.

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