Botany I – Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Fungi and Mushrooms

Fungi and Mushrooms are in a class all their own. They are very unique compared to other plants. Let’s learn how!

Bookwork: Continue working on Lesson 5 and 6 pictures. Embellish your picture with other lovely details such as grass, insects, other flowers and/or borders.


1. Where do fungi and mushrooms grow?
2. What is fungi and what does it feed on?
3. What are some different types of fungi?
4. How many species of fungi are there?
5. What types of fungi can you ingest?
6. What are mushroom spores?
7. What are the name of mushroom roots?

Jacquelynn - Waldorf Middle School

Jacquelynn Kolenko


Waldorf education has been a passion of Jacquelynn’s for the past 20 years, both as a parent, and in her journey as a high school and classroom teacher in the private and public charter schools.