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What name has been given to those organisms which break down the complex organic compounds present in dead animals and plants?

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Organisms that break down the complex organic compounds present in dead animals and plants are known as Decomposers. Decomposers break down the complex organic compounds in dead animals and plants to obtain nutrients from the dead and decaying matter. For example – bacteria and fungi are decomposers.


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