Wednesday, February 3, 2010

How do fungi obtain energy?

a.the sun

b.inorganic material from the enviornment

c.absorbing digested nutrients

d.nuclear fusionHow do fungi obtain energy?
since fungi lack photosynthetic pigments like chlorophyll, they cannot make their own food with the help of sunlight.

Inorganic material n nuclear fusion are not the means for obtaining energy by fungi.

The correct answer is option C. the fungi grow on dead trees or animals.the fungi secrete enzymes on the dead organism on which is is growing upon.these enzymes digest the organic content of the dead organisms to provide energy to the fungus.How do fungi obtain energy?
c.absorbing digested nutrients --%26gt; derived from complex organic compounds.

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