Is bread mold a parasite or a saprophyte and why?

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Bread mold i not a parasite. It is a saprophyte. Parasites live off of living organisms and saprophytes live off of decaying organic matter. Saprophytes are of the Kingdom Fungi. They release digestive enzymes into the immediate environment witch breaks down organic matter so the fungi can absorb the digested food through their cell wall. Bread is non living organic matter.
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