July 8, 2020
Mushrooms are edible fungus that can provide several important nutrients. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, “All varieties of mushrooms are low in calories and fat, and contain modest amounts of fiber and various nutrients.” Mushrooms are also recognized by chefs for their ability to create savory rich flavors called umami.
Want to learn more about mushrooms? Visit the Mushroom Mountain University where you can learn online, meet the mushrooms, grow the mushrooms, and eat the mushrooms. Buy your own growing kit so you can enjoy them at home.
- Did you know that Kennett Square, PA is known as the Mushroom Capital of the World? About 50% of America’s mushrooms come from the area around Kennett Square. When we delve deeper, it’s actually a really fascinating story.
Printable pdf activity sheets:
- Activity Sheet & Answer Sheet
- Fungi Crosswords
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