saprophyte is an organism that obtains its nutrtion from assimilating organic matter. Like the fungi, the saprophyte is aheterotroph, meaning that it does not make its own food.
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Saprophyte is an organism that obtain's it's nutrition from assimilating organic matter like the fungi.This may be be decaying pieces of plant's or animal's .This means that saprophytes are heterotrophs .They are consumers in food chain.
Many bacteria and protozoa are also saprophytes .
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