Written for readers age 9 years and up, "George Washington Carver for Kids" recounts the famous black botanist's life and contributions through five detailed chapters filled with 60 black and white photos and enriched by guided instructions for 21 related activities, including making a gourd bowl, starting a rock collection, making ginger tea, make your own herbarium, draw nature, plant a window box, grow your own sweet potato, pickled watermelon rinds, and making a spore print
, plus more.
Species entries include scientific and common names, family, cap, flesh, gills, stem, spore print
, ecology edibility, comments, and one or more color photographs.
They begin with the basics of mushrooms, collecting them for the table, and making a spore print
, then carefully explain how to identify mushrooms.
It will give you detailed information on how to make a spore print
A mushroom's spore color is an essential clue, too, revealed by taking a spore print
. Cut off the stem, put the cap gill- or pore-side down on a piece of white paper, and cover it with a bowl or jar larger than the mushroom.
This one's a screwball, kinds hard to peg; some seems great (the skating stuff, for example) and some if it you just have to slap your forehead mid say "only in Florida." For example, only in Florida would a band call their music "Swamp Hop," or would a band called Spore Print
, described alternately as "psychedelic hootenanny," "electric bluegrassid" and a "fusion" "jam band" with "outlandish lyrics" rate a full-page write up.
After making spore print
paper and hand lenses available to the students to assist in their identification process, Peeters sent them off, with orders to return in 90 minutes.
Spores: Elliptical, smooth, 6-8 X 4-6 [micro]m; spore print
A spore print
can be taken on this mushroom for identification purposes.
During this process, spore prints
of a variety of strains were obtained by placing sulfate papers under mature basidiocarps for 24 h in a sterilized Petri dish that was completely sealed.
In his Spore Prints
column, Ray Samp shares "Some Musings on Agaricus Mushroom Composting." He explores the objectives and applications of the two main components of the substrate process, Phase 0 and Phase 1.
Microscope Kits, Medium, Spore prints
. We used to have the sacred mushrooms too, but the Government decided that the 'muggles' where not able to take responsibility for their own minds and stamped down on an ancient liberty and gift from God.