“Plants do. Its called photosynthesis. Its not the entire diet, but it is the energy source that converts the food to nourishment. Thats probably what this fungi does.”
Interesting comment. Photoreceptors in the eye work similarly.
Eating is not a good analogy, though.
I didnt write the article and I dont teach in universities where they cant even agree on how many genders humans possess. For the idiocracy we live in, eating is the closest analogy that the dumb masses can understand.