Mycorrhiza is a mutualistic association

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mineralnutrition

#1

Mycorrhiza is a mutualistic association. How do the organisms involved in this association gain
from each other?


#2

Mycorrhiza is a symbiotic association between roots of higher plants, i.e., conifers and fungi. Fungi being heterotrophic in their mode of nutrition depend upon higher plants for food . requirements, whereas in turn provide water and mineral nutrients to the algae.