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Lunar Mushroom

Mycena chlorophos

Description:

Tiny mushroom approx 2-3mm diameter of the cap. Emits faint glow visible during the night. A cluster of these would be very noticeable.

Habitat:

Rainforest. Usually found on rotting bamboo.

Notes:

The locals call these 'Cendawan Bulan' which in Malay means Lunar Mushroom.

1 species ID suggestions

Pino
Pino 5 years ago
shii no tomobishi-dake (literally, "chinquapin glow mushrooms")
Mycena lux-coeli Mycena lux-coeli - The Coolest Mushroom I Have Ever Seen | Jim On Light

97 Comments (1–25)

Estavia Canterbury
Estavia Canterbury 4 months ago

So beautiful!

Daniel R Hughes
Daniel R Hughes 10 months ago

So fascinating

Daniel Hughes
Daniel Hughes 11 months ago

Awesome mushroom

Red Yui
Red Yui a year ago

Pretty cool


teamdiscoverylsms
teamdiscoverylsms 2 years ago

that is amazing. how does it glow?

DiveMUster
DiveMUster 2 years ago

@Francisco. Hi! The cursive letters at the bottom of the picture is my signature ;-)

Francisco Araújo
Francisco Araújo 2 years ago

Hey Dive! Awesome mushroom! Just it makes me a litle suspisius when I see those cursive letters on the bottom. Maybee its just a problem whith my Ipad or your device, but if you saw this in apicture or movie, just deleatit before anyone suspects. So just reamember that here in PN we try to get spots of nature! But dont get me wrong. That pic is SUPERcool!!

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 2 years ago

Wow! Stunning capture, DiveMUster! :-)))

ILoveAnimals
ILoveAnimals 2 years ago

Beautiful! Amazing!

bg11a6
bg11a6 2 years ago

Amazing!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 2 years ago

magical shot!

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 2 years ago

I agree, staccyh!

staccyh
staccyh 2 years ago

Beautiful photo.

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 2 years ago

Nice glow, there!

the-forest-room1
the-forest-room1 2 years ago

Wow!

brandonryanfig01
brandonryanfig01 3 years ago

This is my favorite picture on project Noah so far

especkha
especkha 3 years ago

it looks bright is that just the photo?

amelieprentice2003
amelieprentice2003 3 years ago

Amazing! How big is it?

Subin S
Subin S 3 years ago

Nice Spotting!!

vasudha548
vasudha548 3 years ago

Glowing light

naturegirl37
naturegirl37 3 years ago

Cool!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 3 years ago

pretty green light!

I want to see one!!!

kotteshiro
kotteshiro 3 years ago

This is from Pandora (Avatar movie)

venusflytrap2000
venusflytrap2000 3 years ago

this is extraordinary! i am so jealous!

Ipoh, Perak / ڨيرق, Malaysia

Lat: 4.44, Long: 101.29

Spotted on Jun 10, 2009
Submitted on Jun 10, 2011

Spotted for mission

Reference

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