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Mushroom In Knothole
Fungorum In Knothole

Location

Middlebury, VT, USA

Date

12/09/2020

Description

Many species of fungi belong to a group of organisms called saprobes. Saprobes are an essential part of the planet's recycling crew. They break down dead organic matter such as leaves and wood, making the nutrients once again available to plants and other organisms.

Photo Link

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Learn More

https://www.britannica.com/science/saprotroph
Meg Madden
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