Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 31 - 31.3 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

Fungi that lived on land before plants could have lived in the soil and in dead animals, some of which spent some time on or near shore. They could also have lived on the edges of freshwater bodies which would have organisms which, alive or dead, could have served as food sources.

Work Step by Step

If plants are ruled out, there were still other organisms living around the water's edge that could have served as food for fungi.
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