why does fungus not grow on plastic

Fungi have a saprophytic type of nutrition. This means that they cannot produce there own food but require an external source of food for getting energy. Therefore, it cannot grow on plastic as plastic does not have any kind of food required for the growth of fungi. 

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fungus do not grow in plastic because it does no cotain any moisture

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fungus requires he following to grow:-

  1. Moisture
  2. Nourishment
  3. Right Temperature.

Adequate temperature depends on the surroundings, so does the moisture. But nourishment is provided by the thing on which fungus grows. Hence, fungus does not grow on plastic as it does not provide nourishment.

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