Organisms which take nutrients from dead and decaying matter are known as Saprotrophs.

This mode of Nutrition is known as Saprotrophic Nutrition .

Example - Fungi

Fungi grow on pickles, leather, clothes or any other articles which are left in humid weather for a long time.

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