This creepy monster skull is actually a snapdragon seed pod, magnified by an electron microscope. Just as you'd always suspected, the microscopic world turns out to contain nothing but slimy textures and sinister craggy shapes, judging from Karin Jones' haunting microscopy photos.

Just check out the image of a fungal growth attacking another snapdragon seed pod: its tentacles pulsate with a slick malevolence.