Omphalotus nidiformis – ‘Ghost Fungus’

Ghost fungi are a bioluminescent species, which means they can produce and emit their own light in the darkness. This species generally grows in clusters on dead wood, and are found primarily in southern parts of Australia. 

Take a look at the below video to see how you can look for this species, and what it looks like at night:

And this video which has some beautiful footage:

I also included a Southern Boobook owl in this painting as it seemed to fit the ‘spooky’ theme, and also I love owls!

To learn a bit more about this species, check out the below links: