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There's a Fungus Among Us!: True Stories of Killer Molds
     

There's a Fungus Among Us!: True Stories of Killer Molds

by John DiConsiglio
 

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Did you know there are more than 100,000 species of fungi? They can be found anywhere- in the woods, in your basement, even living in your body. Some fungi, like mushrooms, can be good to eat. But others can make you sick-or even kill you. That's where fungus fighters come in. They figure out what's mold-and what's killer mold. Want to know more? This Book Will Grow

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Did you know there are more than 100,000 species of fungi? They can be found anywhere- in the woods, in your basement, even living in your body. Some fungi, like mushrooms, can be good to eat. But others can make you sick-or even kill you. That's where fungus fighters come in. They figure out what's mold-and what's killer mold. Want to know more? This Book Will Grow on You as You Read About: how fungi can invade your body; the mysterious deaths of four people who died on a busy vacation island; where penicillin comes from; and whether you might have the right stuff to become a fungus expert.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531175309
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
24/7: Science Behind the Scenes Series: Medical Files
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,368,853
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
710L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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