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Exploring Fungi Unit
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Lesson 4: Beneficial roles of fungi: decomposer fungi

This lesson will extend student understanding of the beneficial roles fungi play in ecosystems, introducing decomposer fungi and endophytes as superheroes! Students will engage with video content created by mycologist Dr Sandra Tuszynska about decomposer fungi. They will learn how decomposer fungi are being used by scientists to help with sustainability and environmental pollution.
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Unit video with Dr. Sandra Tuszynska (12:03 min)

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