This is natural. It always interests Boy Scouts when they see fungi
glowing in the woods. It is quite prevalent, at least here in
Pennsylvania. In a fungi, it is to attract insects to spread the
spores. Chemically it is the enzyme luciferase acting upon the compound
luciferin to break it down and release the energy as one photon of light.
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There are also bioluminescent bacteria (Photobacterium), plants
(dinoflagellates) and insects (fireflies).
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Cheers, Steve Henning in Reading, PA USA
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