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14 bizarre and beautiful mushrooms

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on April 17, 2014, 2:54 p.m.
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Mycena chlorophos

This bioluminescent mushroom is found in subtropical Asia, Australia, and Brazil. The caps and stems emit a glowing green light in the dark. They glow brightest when they are about a day old and the surrounding temperature is about 81 degrees Fahrenheit. After the first day of the cap opening, the glow dulls until it is undetectable to the naked eye.