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I'm going to do a thread of my favorite spooky plants! πŸ„πŸ‚β˜ οΈπŸŽƒ Warnings: Some of these look like gore (they're all plants/fungus), Trypophobia
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
Aristolochia Salvadorensis - This eerie flower looks like a flayed skull, and reminds some of Darth Vader. It's also toxic.
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Cat! Oct 19
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Hydnellum peckii - The infamous bleeding tooth or Devil's tooth fungus. Despite the sinister appearance, it's not toxic- but also not edible
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winston's ball sweat Oct 19
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this is kind of cute... it looks like a sort of strawberry jelly candy
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Cat! Oct 19
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Antirrhinum seed pods - Commonly known as snapdragons, When dried out, the seedpods of some species resemble human skulls.
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πŸ”₯πŸ‡΅πŸ‡ͺ Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
there's absolutely no way THESE AREN'T EDIBLE
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Cat! Oct 19
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Xylaria polymorpha - Dead Man's Fingers. This fungus resembles to the fingers of a corpse bursting up from the soil.
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @nikoblasto
hehehehehehe I mean, it wouldn't kill you, but..... I wouldn't eat it!
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @jackalmorrison
I actually really like them c:
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
Clathrus archeri - The Octopus Stinkhorn or Devil's Fingers. It bursts from a white "eggsack" before splitting & stinks like rotting flesh.
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ellome @ θΈŠγ‚γ†γ‚ˆLADY!AMAZING!✨ Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney @emiyannn
tagging !!
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
Pitcher plants - It's hard to pick just one of these carnivorous beauties. They eat insects, but rarely also frogs, small birds, & rodents.
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Cat! Oct 19
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Podostroma cornu-damae - While not the most visually scary fungus here, it is one of the most deadly. Responsible for deaths in Japan.
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Cat! Oct 19
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Actaea pachypoda - Doll's Eyes. The berries contain an extremely potent cardiogenic toxin. Fatal if consumed by humans.
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Cat! Oct 19
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Tacca chantrieri - the Black Bat Flower. Not only do the petals resemble bat wings, it grows long "tendrils". Even the seed pods are creepy.
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Pro-Hatchet Anti-Fascist Goat Herder Oct 19
Beautiful though
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
Trapa bicornis - Speaking of bats, these seeds look like a chiroptophobia nightmare. Also called water caltrop, bat nut or devil pod.
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Cat! Oct 19
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Favolaschia - As if this fungus wasn't odd enough in the light, it glows in the dark with bioluminescence... but only when dead & decaying.
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Kevin Slackie Oct 19
This whole thread is amazing. Keep being you
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Cat! Oct 19
Replying to @Cat_Whitney
Ascocoryne sarcoides - If you've ever wanted a fungus that looks like spilled organs, you're in luck. Nature has you covered with this one.
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