Jack O Lantern Mushroom Bioluminescence. The Jack-o'-lantern mushroom is a species of fungus known by the scientific name Omphalotus olearius. bright orange or yellowish orange in color. It is notable for its bioluminescent properties.
These "jack-o'lantern" mushrooms are also bioluminescent, adding more credibility to their Halloweenish names. Its gills often exhibit a weak green bioluminescence when fresh. Conspicuous temperate species include: the Jack-o-Lantern mushrooms of Europe and the North America (Omphalotus illudens,O. olearius), the ghost Bioluminescence results when energy from a chemical reaction is released as light.
Omphalotus illudens is sometimes confused with edible chanterelles, but is poisonous to humans when eaten, whether raw or cooked, and typically causes.
These "jack-o'lantern" mushrooms are also bioluminescent, adding more credibility to their Halloweenish names.
However, chanterelles rarely grow in dense clusters, and feature false gills, while the Jack O'Lantern is usually clustered and. Buy mushroom spawn for growing mushrooms at home both indoor and outdoor! On the West Coast, Omphalotus olivascens is our most spectacular bioluminescent mushroom. …of bioluminescence, including the poisonous jack-o-lantern (O. illudens).