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1

Extracellular digestion

-By secreting hydrolytic enzymes outside the body
-After digestion, the nutrients are absorbed into the body by diffusion

2

Saprophytic/Saprobes

Feeding off of dead organic material as nutrient source

3

Why are they important to ecosystems?

Decomposers; recycle nutrients

4

What are fungi's cell walls made of?

Chitin

5

Hyphae

Long slender filaments of fungi