Ipad Program: Awesome Fungus in Raccoon Loft

Camp owns 8 Ipads for use in technology education. I was tasked with coming up with engaging activities. We are doing citizen science combined with a fungus hunt! With all of the recent rains, there are some amazing specimens of fungi. I am, by no means, a mycologist, I am a soil scientist. However, I can appreciate the beauty of the mushrooms and fungi that eat decomposing plants and create new soils.

Today, we took 2-3 graders on a IPad Nature Hike. We learned about what decomposers do, and what the flowering parts and gills function as.

This is a birdbath fungus

This is a birdbath fungus

A Newly emerged mushroom

A Newly emerged mushroom

Fungi arranged into a floral pattern.

Fungi arranged into a floral pattern.

Neon orange mushrooms

Neon orange mushrooms

Puffball shaped mushrooms that are textured like old mans hair.

Puffball shaped mushrooms that are textured like old mans hair.

Beautiful red and white striped mushrooms

Beautiful red and white striped mushrooms

Striped blue and white fungus.

Striped blue and white fungus.

that has BLUE gills underneath.

that has BLUE gills underneath.

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    Ipad Program: Awesome Fungus in Raccoon Loft

    Camp owns 8 Ipads for use in technology education. I was tasked with coming up with engaging activities. We are doing citizen science combined with a fungus

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