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(a) Name and define the mode of nutrition in Mushroom. 

(b) Name the symbiotic life form, which is seen as slow, growing large, coloured patches on the bark of trees. 

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(a) Saprophytic nutrition - 

Organisms feed on dead or decaying organic matter are called saprophytes and their mode of nutrition as saprophytic nutrition (In Greek- ‘Sapros’ means rotten and ‘trophos’ means feeder). 

(b) Lichen. 

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