Luminescent Panellus Panellus stipticus (Bulliard) P. A. Karsten    Synonyms: Astringent Panus, Bitter Oyster, Stiptic Fungus.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Mycenaceae   >   Genus Panellus   

Status:

Widely distributed, found in Eurasia, Australia, and North America. Found in groups on dead hardwood logs (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Description:

Cap: Pale brown; finely hairy; semicircular; thin tan flesh. Gills: Pale pinkish-brown; attached / decurrent / close. Stalk: Lateral, stubby, often light colored. Fruiting body normally has an odd, dry feel. (J. Solem, pers. comm.) This species is bioluminescent and emits a greenish glow in the dark (L. Biechele, pers. comm.).

There are 198 records in the project database.

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Luminescent Panellus growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem/BugGuide. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/20/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/27/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/27/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/9/2019). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/27/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (3/9/2019). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/12/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/13/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/3/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Howard Co., Maryland (10/4/2014). Determined by Joanne Solem. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/23/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/1/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/28/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Garrett Co., Maryland (12/30/2019). (c) Randy Bodkins, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Randy Bodkins via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/28/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/28/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (1/3/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/15/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/30/2019). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/30/2019). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/24/2017). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/4/2020). (c) Sabrina, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by sabrinapurtee via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Somerset Co., Maryland (2/6/2014). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/15/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/8/2020). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Carroll Co., Maryland (1/14/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Carroll Co., Maryland (2/2/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Caroline Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)

Luminescent Panellus in Caroline Co., Maryland (1/2/2021). (c) johnbotany, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by John Hall. (MBP list)


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