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.


  • 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.
  • fo4fhGametitle-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.