11 Creepiest Plants In The World You Never Imagine Exist


3. Bleeding Tooth Fungus

The bleeding tooth fungus is an inedible hydnoid species, producing spores on the surface of vertical spines or tooth-like projections that hang from the undersurface of the fruit bodies. It is commonly found in North America, and Europe. They’re also called the strawberries and cream, the red-juice tooth, and the devil’s tooth.

Young bleeding tooth fungus can “bleed” a bright red fluid that contains a pigment that is actually a sweat blood. On the other hand, the bloodlike substance has anticoagulant and antibacterial properties. It’s nature’s next penicillin!

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4. Chinese Black Batflowers (Chinese MYSHETSVET)

The Chinese black batflower is a very unusual plant from Southeast Asia, specifically in tropical forests of the Yunnan Province of China. It has a purple-black color and a shape resembling a bat silhouette.

It is kept as an ornamental plant by gardeners and is extremely rare, with has blooms that can reach to twelve inches in diameter. and thirty-six inches in hieght. The unique characteristic of this flower can be attributed to its ‘whiskers’ that can grow over two feet (similar looking to a bat’s whiskers). Their dangling fruit even looks like bats sleeping upside down, as pictured above.

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