Glowing fungus is a consumable item featured in Fallout 4.


It is a common and edible mushroom found in the wastes that induces a small amount of radiation when eaten. It is used in the recipe for RadAway, antibiotics, herbal anodyne, antimicrobial and stimulant in Survival mode. For the Chemist perk, this item is treated as a chem; the HP gained from consuming it will increase.


  • 23 can be found in the mole rat den.
  • Several are located around the lake surrounding Sanctuary Hills.
  • Many can be found in The Castle tunnels.
  • Many can be found at Wildwood Cemetery
  • Several can be found in the areas surrounding the Saugus River near the ironworks.
  • One can be found across from Covenant by a tree.
  • Gametitle-FO4 FH Approximately 40 can be found inside of The Nucleus.
  • Six can be found in the tunnel leading to the Boston mayoral shelter, just after the entrance.


  • The fungus glows in the dark, making them easy to spot in caves or at night.
  • The fungus usually thrives in humid and radioactive locations, either on the walls of underground caves, or around pools of irradiated water.
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