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Magnificent and Mythical Mushrooms: The Science and Folklore Behind This Fungus

Miss Elizabeth
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(165)
In this one-time class, we will discuss the science behind mushroom fungus and some folk tales surrounding these organisms.

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
Students will learn what fungus is, how mushrooms are a type of fungus, how mushroom mycelium grows underground before we see the fruit, how mushroom fruit releases spores which lead to the growth of more mushrooms, how mushrooms can have a symbiotic or parasitic relationship with plants, and how mushrooms are critical in the decomposition of plant waste. Students will learn important vocabulary such as mycelium, hyphae, saprotroph, and more.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(165)
Hello! Thank you for stopping by! I love students of all ages and I love teaching a variety of topics. Some of my favorite classes to teach are reading, nature, and science. I try to create a positive and encouraging atmosphere so learners feel... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
30 min

Completed by 65 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 6-10
1-6 learners per class

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