1. Mushroom expedition

    Join to creative action for study the variety of fungus kingdom! It will be interesting!

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    Mushroom expedition

    A word "mushroom" we usually associate with cep or fly agaric which grow up in the woods. But the world of funguses is one of the most mysterious and enigmatic of living things on the planet. Although most of funguses are microscopic, there are also some of the largest inhabitants of our planet.

    They are widespread around our planet and found both on land and in water. We can find mushroms in the woods, meadows, parks and squares, in the school's garden, near her house, and even in the desert, where the temperature is 50 degrees above zero.

    Funguses are very important.  They perform an essential role in the decomposition of organic matter and have fundamental roles in nutrient cycling and exchange. They have long been used as a direct source of food, such as mushrooms and truffles, as a leavening agent for bread, and in fermentation of various food products, such as wine, beer, and soy sauce. Since the 1940s, funguses have been used for the production of antibiotics, and, more recently, various enzymes produced by fungi are used industrially and in detergents. Fungi are also used as biological pesticides to control weeds, plant diseases and insect pests.

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