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Describe different type of nutrition in fungi.

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Fungi are non-autotrophic (heterotrophism) is nature.

The type of nutrition are

1.  Symbionts: Some fungi like mycorrhizal and lichens live by symbiosis

2.  Parasites: Parasites are those organism which depend on other organisms for their food and shelter eg: puccinia 

3. Saprophytes: These are fungi which depend on dead and decaying organisms for their food.

4.  Arthnobotrys is a predaceous fungi, which feeds on nematodes.

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