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.
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!.
This document provides information needed to conduct the 'mushroom spots' activity, with a life cycle diagram for Amanita muscaria and a step by step explanation of how the spots are formed on the mushroom cap, using red balloons and tissue paper as props.
We are asking primary school children to draw their favourite fungus - Make it colourful and tell us a little about it if you can! A4 size is preferable and easier to post to us to us but A3 is also acceptable. We will return the pictures if you include a self addressed envelope.
This pdf. document provides information on a BMS UK Fungus Day competition for secondary schools covering 13-16 year old students (GSCE or equivalent) or equally for post-16 students (A-level or equivalent). The student is asked to produce an information flyer on a fungal interaction that may be of interest to themselves or of importance to mankind.