By: Kaylee and Paige
interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association, typically to the advantage of both
Mutualism is a type of symbiosis that is beneficial to both organisms involved.
example: Bees fly from flower to flower gathering nectar, while also pollenating the flower.
Commensalism is a type of symbiosis between two organisms in which one benefits and the other is not affected.
example: Flatworms attach to a horseshoe crab and it will eat the crab's food. This doesn't affect the crab.
Parasitism is a type of symbiosis between two living things in which one of them benefits from or lives off of the other, possibly harming it and causing death.
example: Fleas that nest on animals such as dogs.