One of their favorite ways to work with characteristics of mushrooms is a fungi war card game. Based on the mushrooms toxicity, smell, color, size and rarity, students used strategy to work with characteristics that mycologist used to rank 24 species of mushrooms with a 1-10 scale. This gains exposure to a variety of fungi, physical characteristics, and the scale that is used to scale mushrooms. They continue to play until
someone has all the species of mushroom cards!