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The Forest in the Tree

How Fungi Shape the Earth

Ailsa Wild (author) Aviva Reed (author)
Briony Barr (author)
Gregory Crocetti (author)

ISBN: 9781486313310

Publication Date: Aug 2020

Format: Hardback

This is a story about trees and fungi connected through a ‘wood wide web' - told by one tiny fungal spore. The fourth book in the Small Friends Books series, this science-adventure story explores the Earth-shaping partnerships between plants, fungi and bacteria.
£17.95

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This is a story about trees and fungi connected through a ‘wood wide web' – told by one tiny fungal spore

.A little fungus meets a baby cacao tree and they learn to feed each other. They cooperate with a forest of plants and a metropolis of microbes in the soil. But when drought strikes can they work together to survive?

The fourth book in the Small Friends Books series, this science-adventure story explores the Earth-shaping partnerships between plants, fungi and bacteria.

  • A beautifully-illustrated science-adventure story, created in collaboration with scientists.
  • Engages children in the invisible world of microbes.
  • ‘The Science Behind the Story' section allows for deeper exploration of the scientific concepts underpinning the story.
Illustrations illustrations
Pages 48
Dimensions 230 x 230
Date Published 30 Aug 2020
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Series Small Friends Books
Subject/s Mycology, fungi (non-medical)  

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