Daniel B. Wheeler dwheeler at
Thu Jun 20 04:08:14 EST 2002

lillysam_1 at (lilly sam) wrote in message news:<72ed10e2.0206172040.67588c8d at>...

The above URL asks for a definition of a "decomposer".

The answer is: a decomposer is a bacteria or fungus which breaks down
the chemical bonds of a substance. In nature, mostly this is
accomplished by fungi. Without them, it has been estimated that all
land-area of the earth would be some 55 feet deep in plant and animal
debris, and feces. (I don't feel like posting the answer for pay,

Daniel B. wheeler

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