Tuesday, April 22, 2008

surrounded by mystery

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
--Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969) American clergyman

It's okay, don't be afraid. These creepy tenticles can't reach through your screen to get you. And no, it's not some alien pod or sci-fiction monster. This is Cedar Apple Rust, a golfball-sized fungi that attacks apple, crabapple and juniper trees. If you feel you must, click here to learn more about these strange and mysterious things. Click the photos above to get a close up view of this strange thing.

Okay, so my question for you today is this...Who looks most like this mysterious mutant fungi? (Just be glad your name isn't listed here!) ...

UPDATE: The poll is now closed...And the winner is...(drum roll)...

Chuckie from the Rugrats cartoon!

Second place is Carrottop
Third place goes to Tina Turner
Fourth Place is a tie between...Sideshow Bob, Phyllis Diller and Rod Stewart!

Thanks for voting!


  1. I picked carrot top since that dude freaks me out as much as these thingys do!!!

  2. It looks very similar to the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Check out his website, and may his noodley appendages bless you!


    Peace, AO


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