What are decomposers? Name any two of them. What do they do in the forest?


Decomposers are micro-organisms that digest things that are dead or decaying and turn the dead plants and animals into humus.

Examples of decomposers

The two decomposers are
  1. Bacteria
  2. Fungi

Role of decomposers in the forest

Role of decomposers in the forest are

  • Decomposers degrade dead animal bodies in the forest.
  • This gives soil some nutrients which are taken up again by plants.

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