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Interactive, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Other

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Some fungi are good, meaning that they are helpful to other living organisms. Some fungi are bad, meaning that they are harmful to other living organisms. A few types of fungi can be both helpful and harmful, depending on where they are or how they are used.<p/> This fungi activity lets you discover types of fungi living in different locations.<p/> <p>This resource is part of the <b><a href="http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_ALoom/BiologyLinksforOLPC"> Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child</a></b> course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology. </p>

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology

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fungi animation simulation student-facing

Language:

English

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Chapter 31: Fungi
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October 24, 2009

Jason Hodin (marine biologist, educator, member of the Puget Sound Mycology Society) here. I object to the question on whether the basidiomycetes are "good, bad, neither/both." What do you mean by good? A poisnous mushroom is NOT definitively "bad," even if it is not a good idea to eat it!!

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