Fungi

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The diversity of the fungus kingdom is explored and sorted in ways kids can follow in this informative book. Mushrooms, yeasts, and molds all make featured appearances, along with spores, budding, gills, and hyphae. Some fungi can be harmful to other living things. Some provide great help as decomposers. Whatever the case, kids will be enthralled by these weird and wonderful living things.
 

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Contents

Sorting Living Things
31
How Mushrooms Grow
11
Spoilers
18
Fungi and Decay 24
24
Living and Nonliving 30
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About the author (2003)

Elaine Pascoe has written more than twenty nonfiction books for young readers and has worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and editor. She lives in Connecticut.
Laurie Keller is the acclaimed author-illustrator of "Arnie the Doughnut"; "The Scrambled States of America"; and "Open Wide: Tooth School Inside," She lives in Muskegon, Michigan.

Photographer DWIGHT KUHN's award-winning nature photographs have appeared in 125 children's books. He lives in Dexter, Maine.

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