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Flashy fungi: researchers still in the dark over glowing jungle mushrooms

A glow-in-the-dark mushroom, a lumpy pancake-shaped fish and a spider that weaves 25-meter-wide webs are among the top 10 new species chosen by the International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE) at Arizona State University in Tempe. The lucky 10 newcomers beat out thousands of other new species discovered in the past year to win the favor of an international committee of biodiversity experts.

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