April 8, 2016

This prescient study reveals that bioluminescent mushrooms in the jungles of Brazil glow in the dark to attract insects leading to spore di...

October 12, 2015

Nuvens de pontos luminosos que rasgam o ar, manchas brilhantes que se assentam sobre troncos de árvores apodrecidos, lanternas caminhantes...

August 11, 2015

The first historical anecdote describing the phenomenon of mushroom bioluminescence was by Aristotle in the third century BC. The ability f...

May 21, 2015

Uma lâmpada acesa perto de uma área arborizada parece servir como verdadeiro farol para todo o tipo de inseto. Atraídos pela luz, esses bic...

March 26, 2015

Cientistas descobriram que fungos encontrados no Brasil e que emitem luz natural, um fenômeno chamado de bioluminescência, têm o “relógio b...

March 25, 2015

À noite, um verde fluorescente tinge o solo da mata dos cocais nos estados de Piauí, Maranhão, Tocantins e Goiás, no Centro e Norte do Bras...

March 25, 2015

Manche Pilze leuchten im Dunkeln. Nun haben Forscher eine mögliche Erklärung dafür gefunden, warum sich dieses energieaufwendige Phänomen z...

March 23, 2015

A team of scientists recently created some fake, glowing mushrooms and scattered them in a Brazilian forest in hopes of solving an ancient...

March 23, 2015

Scientists have known about bioluminescent fungus since ancient times. But even Aristotle was not sure why some mushrooms would need to glo...

March 20, 2015

If you go out on a dark night, preferably during a new moon, in certain forests in northeastern Brazil you may find something peculiar: lar...

March 20, 2015

2300 years ago, Aristotle wondered why some mushrooms glow, and now, scientists may finally have an answer. In the journal Current Biology,...

March 20, 2015

Wenn es Nacht wird im brasilianischen Kokoswald, beginnen einige Pilze grünlich zu leuchten. Sie locken auf diese Weise Insekten an, die da...

March 19, 2015

Em noite de lua nova, se tornam mais óbvias as luzes verdes ao pé de palmeiras-babaçu na região do município de Altos, no Piauí. São os cog...

March 19, 2015

These glow-in-the-dark mushrooms might look like something from a 1960s black-light poster, but the luminous fungus Neonothopanus gardneri...

March 19, 2015

Wer sich in einer mondlosen Nacht tief durch das Unterholz eines Laubwaldes kämpft, kann mit etwas Glück ein vermeintlich unheimliches Scha...

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