Weird Nature

Crazy Plants And Fungi You'd Mistake For Animals If You Didn't Know Better  

Samantha Dillinger

What plants and fungi lack in mobility they make up for in looks. In fact, certain types of plants and fungi take their appearance to a whole new level, to the point where they look like actual animals. The most fascinating specimens appear in the video below.

Imagine, if you will, strolling through your local, natural environment and coming across what you thought was an animal. Upon closer inspection, you see that it's not an animal, it's something else.

For one reason or another, specific types of fungi and plants take on designs which look less like your standard flora and more like fauna. If you saw tentacles rising from the ground, would you assume it was a fungus or an animal?

Maybe you'd freak out, or maybe you would want to investigate further. If you're one of the inquisitive types, check out the video of plants and fungi that look like animals below.