In this activity, students explore what conditions are best suited to the growth of fungus using different types of food.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • set up an experiment to observe fungi growing under different conditions
  • identify what conditions fungi prefer to grow in.

Download the Word file (see link below) for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do
  • student handout.
    Published 9 November 2008, Updated 21 November 2014