Name: Corrinne Grace
Date: September 2002
What is the specific name of the bacteria or fungus that aids
in the decomposition of organic wastes such as leaves?
This question is as difficult as asking 'What is the kind of fish dwelling
in shore waters'. The bacteria and fungi living in soil are an ecosystem
in itself, with many different species living together, competing and
helping each other for food. So your question can not be easily answered.
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