What is Mycelium? - Definition & Function


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Mycelium are the vegetative structures of _____.

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1. How do mycelium produce fruiting bodies?

2. Mycelium have rigid cell walls made of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and printable worksheet will help test your comprehension on mycelium. You will be tested on examples of a fruiting body of a mycelium and how mycelium links plant roots.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By using the tools associated with this lesson, it will measure your knowledge about:

  • The substance that allows mycelium to have rigid cell walls
  • Examples of fruiting bodies
  • Where mycelium grows

Skills Practiced

The following worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension-ensure that you draw the most important information from the mycelium lesson
  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of where mycelium grows
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about the conditions required for fruiting bodies to occur

Additional Learning

To learn more details about mycelium, review the lesson called What is Mycelium? - Definition & Function. This lesson includes the following content:

  • Identify where mycelium is typically found
  • Define hyphae
  • Review the structure of mycelium
  • Explain where mycelium are found
  • Recall how fungi reproduce