Fungi live in the soil, on forest floors, in water and even in plants, animals and the air. Fungi grow in virtually every area of the planet — they occupy tropical biomes as well as temperate zones. Fungi have different ... More »

The abiotic factors of the deciduous forest include rocks, soil, sunlight, temperature, precipitation and air, while white-tailed deer, oak trees, coyote, wildflowers and chipmunks are among the biotic factors of this ec... More »

Abiotic factors of a coniferous forest include precipitation, temperature, quality of soil and proximity to a large body of water. These abiotic factors will vary according to the particular coniferous forest biome. More »

Plants get their nutrients from the air, water and soil. Non-mineral nutrients, such as hydrogen, oxygen and carbon, are obtained from the air and water. There are 13 mineral nutrients important to plant growth that come... More »

During photosynthesis, chlorophyll absorb light energy that is used to convert carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil into glucose. Oxygen is released as a by-product. Some glucose is used for respiration, w... More »

The main difference between fungi and plants is one of biological origin: fungi and plants have different DNA sequences and cell structures, and the DNA composition and cell format of fungi are more closely related to th... More »

Examples of natural resources include air, water, soil, plants, animals, raw materials, space, land, wind and energy. Natural resources come from the environment and are not man-made. Some are essential for survival, whi... More »