In <1994Aug12.200142.14994 at emr1.emr.ca> coop at pf.emr.ca writes:
>Has anyone heard of glowing wood? While camping
>in Northern Quebec I came across some rotting
>wood that glowed brightly in the dark. It came
>from near the roots of a dead, rotting Poplar
>(Aspen) tree. My guess would be its caused
>by some sort of fungus. Any suggestions?
>coop at pf.emr.ca
This decaying wood is commonly known as "foxfire". I found some once
and took it home. After it dried out the glow was gone and attempts
to get the glow back by rehydrating it failed :(
I sure would like to find some again. Perhaps someone knows a way to
reliably produce it?