Brian McNett brianmc at
Mon Dec 7 10:05:09 EST 1998

In article <3665C34E.A2FB585F at> , Jetilla
<jahpatti at>  wrote:

>Don't know anything about culturing or extracting them, but is anyone aware
>that the Armillaria mellea is bioluminescent? I found some while stumbling
>around in the dark once.
>Might post the article later, if I get round to typing it up.

This is, or should be common knowledge.  Armillaria mellea is one of several
fungi which are known to produce "foxfire."  Omphalatos olivacens, and
several species of Mycena also do this.

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