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February 17, 2015
What lies beneath a mushroom and how does it help the ecosystem? Fungi are essential in providing moisture to soil and plants, and play a huge role in decomposition. With animations from Habitat Earth.
Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of a scheduled museum visit is now required for all Academy guests ages 12+, along with photo ID for guests ages 18+. Masks are required indoors for all guests ages 2+. Thank you for your understanding and support—and for helping to keep our community safe.