The Life Cycle of Fungi
By: Inaara Jiwani and Zarah Punjwani
Fungi produce a dizzying array of fruiting bodies—from teeny, tiny knobs on the ends of visible bread mold to giant to bright red fly agaric toadstools. The fruiting body’s primary function is to launch the next generation, in the form of spores, out into the world. Spores that fall on favorable locations start the process all over again.