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    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 Referencing Hub articles