Meet Mike O'Rhiza, the friendly fungus. Mike O'Rhiza (mycorrhiza) has been around for hundreds of millions of years and this book brings this delightful and fun-loving character to life for children of all ages. The Earth provides precious resources that revolve around good health and nutrition for all life.
Mike O'Rhiza, or as scientists call him, mycorrhiza, wears many hats to help make the world a better place. Plants, trees, and other life forms grow and are fruitful because of Mike O'Rhiza. When plant life is prosperous, we as humans benefit from their growth and nutrition. Mike O'Rhiza expands for miles with his crazy hair (fungal filaments) to connect roots of many plants into the soil. His roles are to protect, nourish, communicate, and much more. Within this book, you will explore all his roles to make Earth a better place inside and out. Mike O'Rhiza is a parent, miner, wizard, internet expert, conductor, carpenter, policeman, explorer, doctor, and a plant's best friend. Children will learn about Mike O'Rhiza and keep our earth healthy. When the Earth is healthy, Mike O'Rhiza and you are too.