There’s a joke in here somewhere.

With the arrival of Japan’s rainy season, a mysterious type of green, glow-in-the-dark mushroom begins to sprout in Wakayama prefecture. 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.


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3 Responses to Glow-In-The-Dark-Mushrooms

  1. Trinity13 says:

    You think these mushrooms are like kryptonite to Mario?

  2. Geeding says:

    owwwwwwwww, now that’s a good question!

  3. Adi says:

    What is the reaction to the human body if they are injested, i may have eaten them! should i worry or enjoy the trip???

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