The Split Spore ‘Shroom devours carrion in the Portan Mushroom Forest. Its mycelia tendrils and moist sap contain toxins that spread disease, decay and disfigurement upon contact.
The shabby ‘shroom also discharges deadly spores, but every time it does this, it rends and separates a little more, forming a liplike opening. Eventually its body falls apart, though a “healthy” mushroom sometimes splits to form multiple mushrooms.
INKTOBER DAY 22 (HEIST): The Deceiving Cheese Thieves dare to steal dairy products in the southern Negev Desert. Under a gibbous moon, they stealthily infiltrate cheesemaker shops to forage for fromage. They love moldy and maggot-infested cheeses since those cause delusions and hallucinations when eaten.
Upon completing the heist, the cheese thief smuggles treasure on his back and uses a wipe to clean up traces of evidence at the crime scene. And if threatened, the thief’s touch causes caseation, necrotizing a victim’s flesh into a cheesy goop.
Shoresh family: בגנ
Habitat: Medinat Mem, Desert
Attributes: DOM 1R, VIG 1R. GRA 3R, CRE 2R, WIS 1R, PEA 4R, BLE 2R
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