mushroom is also a plant, but cannot prepare its own food . however green plants can. why it is so?

Let me correct you first that mushroom is not a plant but it is fungus. Mushrooms lack chlorophyll so they cannot prepare their own food(photosynthesis). They are considered as saprophytes that is they obtain their nutrition from dead organic material(dead plants and animals). The plants contain chlorophyll, so they can produce their own food.

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because it is a non-green plant and saprophyte which lives on dead and decaying plants and animals

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we sometimes grow money plant in water in our homes. what is this method of growing plants called?

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the reason behind mushroom cannot prepare its food is because it is a non-green plant and thus grows on dead and decaying matter......

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actually mushroom is a type of fungi which cannot makes its own food. the plants which have a green colour and chlorophyll is present in them only they can prepare their own food. chlorophyll is a green substance present in leaves. so, mushroom does not have a chlorophyll that's why mushroom does not makes its own food. it takes food from dead and decaying matter

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Green plants contain chlorophyll which help them to capture sun light and also helps them to make their food. But mushroom does not have chlorophyll that is the reason mushroom cant make their own food.

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MUSHROOM IS NOT A GREEN PLANT OR YOU CAN SAY THAT IT IS NOT A AUTOTROPH. A MUSHROOM IS A SAPROTROP WHICH PREPARES FOOD BY ABSORBING THE MATTER OF DEAD AND DECAYING ANIMALS.

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As the green plants have a green pigment called the chlorophyll which the mushrooms do not have.

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