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How the mushroom got it's spots activity Details

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Learn all about the life cycle of Amanita muscaria using red balloons and tissue paper! This sheet provides a step by step guide to the activity and a life cycle illustration explaining how the spots are formed on the mushroom cap.

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A Day In Your Life - With Fungus Details

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Ever thought about Fungi? Did you know that we use fungi or fungal products every day of our lives?

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A Yeast Mask Template Details

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Originally drawn by the team at Planet Science, this mask can be printed, coloured in and cut out - an excellent past time for younger siblings whilst older siblings have a go at using yeast to make bread or have a go at the 'watch a fungus fizz' experiment.

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Applications: Fungi In Design Details

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An applications document written by Ninela Ivanova (BMS FEO art & design advisor), illustrating the history and uses of fungi in design.

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Bread Making And Yeast: An Introduction To The Biology Details

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This article contains the details of the process whereby yeasts ferments the carbohydrate in dough to produce carbon dioxide and cause the bread to expand.

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Bread Making: A Practical Guide To Baking At Home Details

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Did you know that a fungus called ‘yeast’ provides the bubbles that help breads to rise?

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Did You Know That Yeast Makes Marmite? Details

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Here you will find one of our resource sheets from 'Fungi4schools' explaining how the fungus yeast is used to make the delicious Marmite spread.

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Families_Growyourownmushrooms.pdf Details

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Fascinating Fungus Facts Details

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How big are fungi? Fungi that glow in the dark, fungi that emerge from the ashes and more...

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Five Reasons Why Fungi Have Shaped The World Details

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For most people, the term “fungi” or “fungus” conjures up images of mushrooms, toadstools and moulds and an uneasy sense of trepidation and bewilderment. Just what are they and what are they doing? But there is much more to the fungi than meets the eye! Find out more about how fungi have shaped the world we live in!

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Fungus Detectives Activity Sheet Details

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This sheet contains colourful images and the common names of a variety of fungal fruit bodies, and is a great way to get children enthused about finding fungi in the wild. There is also a QR code included which links to the 'Found a Fungus?' link on the main website, where you can access a selection of images and guidebook/app suggestions to help you learn about any other fungi that you find.

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Fungus Fizz Experiment Details

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Learn all about yeast and how it makes bread rise with this fun experiment! Watch how the CO2 gas produced by the respiration of yeast blows up balloons.

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Fungus_Detectives_final.pdf Details

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Genus Information Sheets 1. Details

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A set of 14 information sheets of some of the most common genera of fungi likely to be discovered on fungus walks. These sheets make an excellent accompaniment to any fresh fungal display table.

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Genus Information Sheets 2 Details

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More genus information sheets covering the genus Boletus and allies as well as the genera Clitocybe, Cortinarius and Tricholoma.

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Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms On Toilet Rolls - Method Details

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An National Centre for Biotechnology Education document written by Dean Madden, explaining all you need to know to grow Oyster mushrooms on a toilet roll.

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Have You Seen This Fungus? Details

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How To Make A Spore Print Of A Mushroom Details

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Making beautiful spore prints from shop-bought mushrooms couldn't be simpler with this easy step by step guide.

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KS4 BMS Aseptic Technique Details

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KS4 BMS Cell Cycle and Mitosis Details

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Information for Media

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Five Reasons Why Fungi Have Shaped The World Details

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For most people, the term “fungi” or “fungus” conjures up images of mushrooms, toadstools and moulds and an uneasy sense of trepidation and bewilderment. Just what are they and what are they doing? But there is much more to the fungi than meets the eye! Find out more about how fungi have shaped the world we live in!

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UK Fungus Day Logo (jpg. version) Details

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UK Fungus Day logo (pdf. version) Details

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Information for Event Organisers

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Tips On Running An Event Details

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Everything you need to know about running your own UK Fungus Day event.

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