Observation 203035: Panellus stipticus (Bull.) P. Karst.
When: 2015-04-19
(46.26° -92.86° 315m)

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glowing shot
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-23 07:28:48 COT (-0500)

I’ve never got the glowing shot, but I have found that I needed to collect multiple fresh samples from several trees (usually alder). 1 out of 5 hit right. I also found that they would glow a second time when rehydrated.

What was key was being in a room that was absolutely dark and making sure to adapt my eyes to the dark for at least 10 minutes. I have a walkin closet in my master bedroom bathroom so its like a double door dark room, but I still check them after sunset, so my eyes are better dark adapted. I also will go into the closet with the mushrooms and sit for 10 minutes with my eyes closed., checking every 2-3 minutes.

If I hold them between my fingers them around a bit that’s when I know I’m not staring at afterimages of light on the inside of my eyelids. you can actually start to see the details of the glowing gills.

Not yet.
By: Jake (pharmaceutical farmer)
2015-04-22 23:11:46 COT (-0500)

No unfortunately I found the mushroom in the day time. I will be going back to the location to get a glowing shot of them sometime soon.

have you seen this one glow?
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-22 22:54:55 COT (-0500)

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