Ooh, my favorite!


Bioluminescent mushrooms
August 30, 2011, 6:57 am
Filed under: Nature
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After nearly 170 years, a species of bioluminescent fungi has been rediscovered in Brazil. While these types of mushrooms aren’t uncommon, this particlular kind is one of  the brightest known (see image below). It will be a surprise to no one to know that my first thoughts were if they were edible, and what they tasted like. Read the full article from USA Today.

The Conservation Report has pulled images of other forms of these glowing ‘shrooms, so if you’re interested check them out here.


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