Glowing fungus (Fallout 76)

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Glowing Fungus
Small meal
Reduces hunger by 5%
Medium disease risk
~4% chance
Editor IDGlowingFungusVegetable

Glowing fungus is a consumable in Fallout 76.

Background[edit | edit source]

Main article: Glowing fungus

Glowing fungus, or Flammulina velutipes,[1] is a mutated variant of the pre-War fungus. Common in temperate areas, the medicinal properties of the original mushroom have been enhanced by radioactive exposure, allowing it to be used in a variety of potent medicines, such as herbal treatments or even post-War RadAway. The mushrooms have also developed a distinct bioluminescence, making them easily identifiable.[2]

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

These common clusters of small green mushrooms exhibit a faint luminescence.

Used in the following:

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • Glowing fungus is fairly ubiquitous in Appalachia, and can be found in the woods, swamps, caves and abandoned buildings.
  • A very large amount of glowing fungus is found in the Abandoned Toxic Waste Dump.


  1. Fallout 76 flora poster
  2. Crafting uses of glowing fungi.
Consumables in Fallout 76