Fungi: Mushrooms, Toadstools, Molds, Yeasts, and Other Fungi

Judy Wearing (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791799

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This interesting book features an examination of the four major groups of fungi: yeasts, toadstools, chytrids, and bread molds. Special sections explore varieties that feed on dead and decaying matter, parasites, and species that form relationships with other species. Case histories involving fungi include penicillin and the fight against disease, and genetically modified (GM) products in food technology.

Reading Level
Lexile
1121L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.0
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Nature Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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