FUNGUS

Kelly Patrice Collins kpcollin at students.wisc.edu
Mon Oct 14 04:57:02 EST 1996


paulz at PUCCINI.CRL.UMN.EDU (Paul Zambino) wrote:

>Do either Panellus stipticus, on birch, or Omphalotus illudens, on oak,
>have mycelial fans that glow in the dark?  The occurrence out on branches
>suggests the "jack o lantern" to me.  Paul


Hi, Paul

Actually, the Omphalotus complex is one of the few North American species 
(actually the only one that I know of, but there may be some that I 
haven't heard of) that DOESN'T have luminescent mycelium...only the gills 
glow.  





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