For the given assertion and reason, choose the correct option.
Assertion[A]: Fungi are saprophytic organisms.
Reason[R]: They feed on dead and decaying organisms for nutrition.
Both A and R are correct; R explains A
Organisms that feed on dead and decaying matter are called saprophytes. An example of a saphrophyte is fungi. Fungi are a group of eukaryotic microorganisms that lack chlorophyll. They cannot synthesize their own food. They feed on decaying matter.