Ignacio Misiti

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The Mycena lux-coeli mushrooms, known locally as shii no tomobishi-dake (literally, "chinquapin glow mushrooms"), sprout from fallen chinquapin trees. As they grow, a chemical reaction involving luciferin (a light-emitting pigment contained within the mushrooms) occurs, causing them to glow a ghostly green.

The Mycena lux-coeli mushrooms, sprout from fallen chinquapin trees. As they grow, a chemical reaction involving luciferin (a light-emitting pigment contained within the mushrooms) occurs, causing them to glow a ghostly green.

Cyttaria darwinii  http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/2013/01/15/darwins-neon-golf-balls/

Darwin's Neon Golf Balls - Cyttaria darwinii - the beech orange fungus of Tierra del Fuego

The "wrinkled peach" fungus, species Rhodotus palmatus (Bull.) Maire. Photographed in Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, by Dan Molter.

Rhodotus is a genus in the Physalacriaceae family of fungi. It is a monotypic genus and consists of the single mushroom species Rhodotus palmatus, known in the vernacular as the netted Rhodotus, the rosy veincap, or the wrinkled peach.