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  What is a mushroom?

In this module, you will discover

What is a mushroom?

The Safe Six

  1. Morel
  2. Oyster
  3. Giant Puffball
  4. Shaggy Mane
  5. Hen of the Woods
  6. Chicken Mushroom

What is a mushroom?

Life cycle of a mushroom

Anatomy of a mushroom


  1. Parasitic - lives at the expense of another living thing.
  2. Saprobic - lives on dead matter.
  3. Mycorrhizal - shares a mutually beneficial relationship with another living thing. (symbiosis)