Diurnal Periodicity of Luminescence in Three Basidiomycetes

@article{Berliner1961DiurnalPO,
  title={Diurnal Periodicity of Luminescence in Three Basidiomycetes},
  author={Martha D. Berliner},
  journal={Science},
  year={1961},
  volume={134},
  pages={740 - 740}
}
Evidence is presented showing that intensity of light emission in dikaryotic cultures of Panus stipticus, Armillaria mellea, and Mycena polygramma follows a diurnal pattern. The lowest values appear between 6 and 9 A.M. and the peak intensities occur between 6 and 9 P.M. This pattern is consistent regardless of whether the cultures are grown in total darkness, under constant illumination, or exposed to a normal day-night cycle. 

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