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Decomposers

The community of fungi, bacteria, insects, and other scavengers that consume and break down dead plant and animal material into simpler component atoms, molecules, and compounds, thereby making the materials available to be used again.

Also see: Decomposition

Usage:

    Desert Food Chain

    The top of the desert food chain does eventually die though, and is returned to the bottom of the chain as nutrients by decomposers. ...

    Scavengers

    SCAVENGER - Scavengers are opportunists who search for or take advantage of useful dead organic material; usually described as a member of the decomposer . ...

    Mojave Desert - Scavenger

    ... Scavengers are opportunists who search for or take advantage of useful dead organic material; usually described as a member of the decomposer community, ...

    DECOMPOSITION

    Also see: Decomposers Usage: Pinyon Pine ... and is attributed to terpene hydrocarbons. These compounds also impede decomposition, are highly flammable, ...
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