In my book, The Cemetery Sleeper, I make a reference to a jack'o lantern mushroom which one of the characters uses to create a mask with "glowing" eyes. The mushrooms actually do glow at night.
Mushrooms with gills glowing in the night.
Susan Griner is an author of children's fiction. She has written short stories and poetry for both Cricket and Babybug magazine. She is currently working on a YA novel set along the Silk Road. She lives in Washington state, but her southern roots have influenced her writing.