What is the difference between decomposers and detritivores?
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Both Detrivores or decomposers are the living organisms which feed on the dead and decay organic matter but there is a little difference between these two. Detrivores is also a type of Decomposers.
|These organisms obtain their energy from the chemical breakdown of dead organisms as well as from animal and plant waste products.||Along with feeding on waste matter, they also break organic material into inorganic substances that then can become available to the biosphere in the form of nutrients for plants.|
|It mainly include bacteria and fungi||It mainly includes earthworms or maggots.|