||The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms
||Fungi: parasites, recyclers and the wood wide web
||7 - 12
||Act out the three different roles that fungi play in the woods (different species have different roles). Some are recyclers - decomposing dead matter and making the nutrients available to other species. Others are parasites - eating living trees. Others are plant-friends (mycorrhizal) and are feeding the plants with nutrients whilst the plants also feed them.