Genshin Impact – All Crystalline Cyst Dust, Fungal Spores, and Luminescent Pollen Locations

They're not for cooking, that's for sure.

Genshin Impact continues to expand its ever-growing list of ascension materials you can find by defeating various enemies. Fungal Spores, Luminescent Pollen, and Crystalline Cyst Dust are materials you'll need for upgrading various characters and weapons from Sumeru. Read on to learn how to bolster your stash.

Where to find Fungal Spores, Luminescent Pollen, and Crystalline Cyst Dust in Genshin Impact

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Fungal Spores, Luminescent Pollen, and Crystalline Cyst Dust are dropped by Fungus enemies in Genshin Impact. You need to defeat fungal enemies in an Normal state for them to drop lots of this material, so use do not use Electro or Pyro characters to fight them. Luckily, there are lots of them spread all around Sumeru. They tend to be very present in the southern Apam Woods and west of Vanarana. You can also fight them in the Blossom of Wealth and Blossom of Revelation Ley line Outcroppings in Sumeru. Enemies fought via Ley Line Outcroppings have a higher drop rate for ascension materials than enemies encountered in the open world.

Related: How to get all Sumeru craftable weapons in Genshin Impact

Enemies that drop Fungal Spores, Luminescent Pollen, and Crystalline Cyst Dust in Genshin Impact

There are ten different varieties of fungus enemies that will drop Fungal Spores, Luminescent Pollen, and Crystalline Cyst Dust:

  • Floating Hydro Fungus
  • Floating Dendro Fungus
  • Whirling Electro Fungus
  • Whirling Cryo Fungus
  • Stretchy Pyro Fungus
  • Stretchy Anemo Fungus
  • Stretchy Geo Fungus
  • Grounded Hydroshroom
  • Winged Dendroshroom
  • Winged Cryoshroom

Are you going to use these to level up Tighnari or the Dendro Traveler? Here's some more handy info for you: Best Tighnari build in Genshin Impact – weapons, Artifacts, & more! and Best Dendro Traveler build in Genshin Impact – Weapons, Artifacts, & more! from Pro Game Guides.

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