Deep In The Forests Of Georgia, There’s A Magical Fungus That Glows In The Dark
During the months of May and June in Georgia, you’ll be able to witness a uniquely magical experience that most don’t ever get to see. If you happen to be adventuring through Anna Ruby Falls during these months in particular, especially on an after-dark guided tour, then you’ll be able to see what is known as foxfire, stunning fungi growing on certain trees that after the sun goes down emits a beautiful glowing light. Take a look at why this magical fungus is so special…
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Have you ever been to Anna Ruby Falls in Georgia after dark? If you’ve seen the foxfire up close make sure to share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you want to find out more information about these after dark summertime hikes, make sure to visit the Unicoi State Park website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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