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Fungus Foxfire Bioluminescence

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This fungus is displaying the type of bioluminescence known as foxfire.

This fungus, the saprobe Panellus Stipticus, is displaying the type of bioluminescence known as foxfire. Foxfire is a natural form of phosphorescence.

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Foxfire is a type of luminescence displayed by certain types of fungi that decay wood. Foxfire usually is a greenish light, though reports exist of a reddish glow being emitted from some species of fungus.

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