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Re: [Aroid-l] Plants that glow in the dark.

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Plants that glow in the dark.
  • From: Bob Burns bobburns61@yahoo.com
  • Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 10:21:52 -0700 (PDT)

I have not posted to this list for a long time, but do
follow it from time to time....
    Does anyone else out there know about the luminous
mushrooms?  There are at least two species in eastern
North America and I have seen them both.  The smaller
one, Panellus stipticus, grows in clusters on oak
sticks, and I have found them clustered enough to read
     One might also reflect on those aroids whose
blooms give off palpable heat (Spathyema, Sauromatum,
Alocasia at least, probably lots more)  These are
already converting photosynthate into infrared energy.
If we had eyes to see into that wavelength, they would
already be glowing!
                Bob Burns
                  Gainesville, FL (USA, z.8b)

--- Hermine <hermine@endangeredspecies.com> wrote:

> >
> >well unfortunately we wouldn't save money, we'd be
> spending money 
> >for nothing I fear. Lining Airstrips with
> biolumenescent plants 
> >would be a waste as the incoming airplanes wouldn't
> be able to view 
> >them from so far up. True there is a type of
> biolumenescence 
> >naturally occuring in the sea but to take that
> living material and 
> >play god with it just doesn't seem right. And I'd
> love to see the 
> >outcome of a refrigerator that has biolumenescence
> in it to light it 
> >up, infecting all foods held within...lord knows
> what that'd do to 
> >our systems...lol....I'd like to see the
> preservation of native 
> >plants and less hybridizations and manipulation of
> plants.
> >
> >Good questions and comments though, makes me think
> further..
> >
> >kfb maine
> there was a sad time when the Welsh some of them
> used the bodies of 
> rotting fish which gave off some dim light, to
> enable them to mine 
> deeply in the earth, people who did not have miners
> lamps.
> hermine
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