Scientists Discover New Species of Glow-in-the-Dark Mushrooms
The mushrooms pictured above are from a forest in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They're one of several new species:
"The freaky findings, reported today in the journal Mycologia, increases the number of aglow mushroom species from 64 to 71, shedding light on the evolution of luminescence in nature. The newly identified mushrooms, which emit a bright, yellowish-green light 24 hours a day, were found in Belize, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia and Puerto Rico. They include four species new to science and three new reports of luminescence in known species."