Saprotroph vs. Saprophyte — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Saprotroph and Saprophyte
An organism that lives off dead or decaying organic material by secreting enzymes into it and then absorbing its nutrients.
An organism, especially a fungus or bacterium, that derives its nourishment from dead or decaying organic matter. Also called saprobe.
Any organism that lives on dead organic matter, as certain fungi and bacteria
Any plant growing on decayed animal or vegetable matter, as most fungi and some flowering plants with no green color, as the Indian pipe.
An organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium