|Released||21 December 2004 (Update)|
|Quest item||Haunted Mine|
|Examine||A bizarre fungus. It glows with a pale blue light.|
|High alch||0 coins|
|Low alch||0 coins|
Glowing fungus is a quest item used in the Haunted Mine quest. It is used to light the way in the lower parts of the mine where fire-based light sources are extinguished and tinderboxes become damp tinderboxes by being dropped into a small pool, hence why a glowing fungus is needed.
Being used to growing in a very dark cave, the fungus is very susceptible to sunlight and will crumble to ashes if taken out of the confines of the mine. It crumbles when dropped, too.