Get the doctor kit out, it's time to play mushroom surgery • This activity is suitable for all varieties of store-bought mushrooms, and dressing up as a doctore makes it muhc more fun • For the best lighting and least mess, go outside for a better look • Make sure to ask your parent or guardian for permission
- Store-bought mushrooms
- Plastic knife
- Plastic tweezers
- Magnifying glass
- Microscope (optional)
Can you identify the following parts on the mushroom?
Using the different varieties of mushrooms found in the grocery store will mix things up a bit • You can keep them whole or cut them up • Use the magnifying glass or microsope to get a real close look • Describe what you see on a piece of paper or tell a friend • Remember to use safe non-toxic mushrooms from the grocery store!
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