Friday, December 05, 2008

Glow in the Dark Fungi

(Above: I love the cute little mushroom-like creatures from Princess Mononoke.)

Once again, hats off to the nation of Japan. It is truly the land of awesome. Forget fugu and soy sauce candy. As you'll soon learn, even their mushrooms are amazing.

During the rainy season, little green lights appear in the dark, damp forests of Japan. Believe it or not, the mushrooms are glowing. (See below.) I'd like to think that they're marking paths for woodland spirits or fairies, but apparently there's a much more "logical" explanation. Find out here if you choose, or stick with me and keep an eye out for fairies.


Blogger Dahlia said...

That is so weird. Not the glowing mushrooms, but the first picture. Me and my sister were just talking about Princess Mononoke a few minutes before this was posted. Talk about eerie. o_O

3:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

COOL! 8D! I love Japan. And Hayao Miyazaki films, ecspecially Spirited Away.

3:46 PM  
Blogger Arsenic said...


5:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I looove hayao miyazaki! espesially princess monoke

6:00 PM  
Anonymous Hazel said...

Wowza, yay! Japan is so cool!

6:58 PM  
Anonymous Nellie said...

That is cool.


She Who Must Not Be Named: I've heard of David Fermer! (Actually I've met him because he's friends with my former German teacher.) I haven't read "Rats," but I've read "Nonstop Fussball" and "Nonstop Survival," which are bilingual books.

7:29 PM  
Anonymous undiscovered universe said...

I'll stick with you about the fairys. :)

8:00 PM  
Anonymous dangerous said...

pfhhhisb, logic. I reject your reality and substitue it with my own.

8:01 PM  
Blogger Dame Orchid said...

I totally love the movie "Princess Mononoke". Plus those mushrooms are cute in a weird kind of way.

8:10 PM  
Blogger Kiki Strike said...

Those mushroom spirits are so cute. =) I love Miyazaki movies.

11:42 PM  
Blogger Irregular Kiki said...

That is so cute! I'd love to go camping there.

BTW: I have posted on my blog (finally), there are some photos of my cats if you would like to see.
Thank you.

1:08 AM  
Blogger LittleChar said...

nice, creepy but nice :)

10:59 AM  
Anonymous 6yearsoldandcute said...

THAT IS ASOM!!!********

12:16 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Princess Mononoke!?!? OoO Eh...Anyways... Maybe the mushrooms were planted by aliens...

3:24 PM  

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