Decomposers are organisms that break down dead o decaying organism. It use this to obtain their energy, carbon and nutrients for growth and development. In conclusion they use death organism or non-living organic compounds as their food source.
The fungi on this tree are decomposers.
Decomposers are very important for any ecosystem. If they weren’t in the ecosystem, the plants would not get essential nutrients, and dead matter and waste would pile up.
1. Put some examples of decomposers.