Deep In The Forests Of South Carolina, There’s A Magical Fungus That Glows In The Dark

Exploring the woods and forests of South Carolina is not something we often think about doing after dark, but boy if we did, we may encounter some glowing surprises in the deep recesses of South Carolina’s forested lands. The are several species of fungi that literally glow in the dark in the most magical of ways.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Foxfire has been around for ages (as has the blue haze found in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western South Carolina, although the reason for that haze is entirely different). Have you ever heard of foxfire before? We’d love to know!

To read about another little known element of nature in the Palmetto State, get the scoop on why South Carolina has recently evolved into it’s own major tornado alley in the United States.

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