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Nat Geo reports new species of glowing mushrooms
    #11300844 - 10/22/09 06:22 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)



http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...res/index.html

October 5, 2009--Glowing nonstop in the Brazilian rain forest, the newfound mushroom Mycena luxaeterna (pictured both in daylight, top, and in the dark) is indeed a source of eternal light, as its Latin name--inspired by verses from Mozart's "Requiem"--implies.

The tiny mushroom is one of 7 new species of glow-in-the-dark fungi found around the world, bringing the total known to 71, according to a study that appeared October 5 in the journal Mycologia.

San Francisco State University's Dennis Desjardin and colleagues scouted for mushrooms during new moons, in rain forests so dark they often couldn't see their hands in front of their faces, he said.

But "when you look down at the ground, it's like looking up at the sky," Desjardin said. "Every little 'star' was a little mushroom--it was just fantastic."

M. luxaeterna has a distinctive sticky gel on its stem that probably keeps it moist during the heat of the day. Unwitting insects get trapped in this natural fly paper, said Desjardin, who discovered the fungi with the University of Sao Paulo's Cassius V. Stevani.

If only they were active.


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Re: Nat Geo reports new species of glowing mushrooms [Re: pandashroom]
    #11302391 - 10/22/09 10:17 PM (8 years, 5 months ago)

I think this might have been reported already, but thanks for bringing it up again.


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    #11304825 - 10/23/09 10:07 AM (8 years, 5 months ago)

thats really cool


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    #11305107 - 10/23/09 11:24 AM (8 years, 5 months ago)

wow thats sweet


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