Fungi are beneficial to humans as sources of food and as essential support for other types of food. They create important medicines and are even used as biological insecticides. They are also vital decomposers, or saprot... More »

Fungi help humans in a variety of ways, such as their role in removing decaying organic matter, their use in certain medicines and insecticides and their role in farming and as food sources. Fungi are decomposers that br... More »

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Mushrooms provide nutritional benefits to humans and are valued in the fields of medicine, science and manufacturing too. One of the most basic and important benefits of mushrooms is in the culinary discipline. Mushrooms... More »

Fungi help humans in a variety of ways, such as their role in removing decaying organic matter, their use in certain medicines and insecticides and their role in farming and as food sources. Fungi are decomposers that br... More »

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Fungi damage wood, crops and other resources, and can cause serious illnesses in humans. When food or other products are contaminated by fungi, the products are typically destroyed. More »

Omnivores eat a variety of material such as algae, fungi, animals and plants, and they are an important part of the food web. Humans, most birds, many mammals, fish and some reptiles are omnivorous. Some individual examp... More »

Organisms that make their own food classify as autotrophs, and include many types of plants, bacteria and fungi. These organisms live on land and in water, and use light, water, carbon dioxide or other chemicals to make ... More »