Illuminating the secret of glow-in-the-dark mushrooms Mechanism and color modulation of fungal bioluminescence

April 26, 2017

 

Scientists now understand what makes bioluminescent mushrooms glow, which may pave the way to new possibilities for harnessing fungal bioluminescence in analytical and imaging technologies. Bioluminescence is a highly conserved phenomenon that exists in a wide range of organisms; there are roughly 80 different known species of bioluminescent fungi alone scattered across the globe.

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