Thursday, October 15, 2009
A newly identified luminescent fungus called Mycena luxaeterna has been discovered in a forest in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
It sounds like something from a fantasy movie but these tiny mushrooms do actually glow in the dark. These newly discovered species take the number that glow from 63 to 71.
The mushrooms glow 24 hours a day but the effect can only be seen at night.