Explore 10 Mushrooms that Glow in the Dark

Panellus stipticus: Also known as the "bitter oyster" or "luminescent panellus," this mushroom emits a greenish glow and is often found on decaying logs.

Mycena chlorophos: This small mushroom is sometimes referred to as the "greenflush bonnet" due to its bioluminescent green glow. It's usually found on decaying wood and leaves.

Mycena luxaeterna: Commonly known as the "eternal light mushroom," this species emits a faint bluish-green light. It's found in forests on decaying wood.

Mycena lampadis: Found primarily in Asia, this mushroom is also known as the "lampshade Mycena" and emits a pale greenish light.

Mycena citricolor: Often referred to as the "fairy bonnet," this mushroom species emits a soft greenish glow and is commonly found on decaying wood.

Mycena haematopus: Known as the "bleeding fairy helmet," this mushroom species emits a faint greenish light and is typically found on dead wood or leaves.

Armillaria mellea: Also called the "honey fungus," this mushroom species can sometimes exhibit bioluminescence. It's a parasitic fungus that attacks trees and woody shrubs.

Omphalotus nidiformis: Commonly known as the "ghost fungus," this mushroom emits a bright green glow and is typically found on wood and tree stumps in Australia.

Omphalotus olearius: Often referred to as the "jack-o'-lantern mushroom," this species emits a vibrant greenish-yellow light. It's found on wood and buried roots.

Neonothopanus gardneri: Also known as the "flor de coco," this bioluminescent mushroom emits a bluish light and is native to Brazil.


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