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What do water molds eat?

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What do water molds eat?

Oomycota:

Water molds are a group of Oomycota, organisms that are biologically and behaviorally between an animal and a fungus. While they look like fungi, they have flagella on their cells which help them move and find food. They also can reproduce both sexually and asexually.

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Water molds survive on nutrients they consume directly from the surface of decaying plant and animal matter. Despite being single-celled organisms,...

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Funguslike Protists: Characteristics & Ecological Role

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