Friday, 23 January 2015

Cream Honeycomb Sponge

Image: John Turnbull
Holopsamma laminaefavosa
It's a shame the Cream Honeycomb Sponge doesn't have any honey in it.

Image: John Turnbull
And that the honeycomb is only cream-coloured, rather than actual cream.

Image: John Turnbull
Otherwise we could just swim off the coast of eastern Australia and gather dessert from the sponge gardens.

Image: John Turnbull
What might have been...


Crunchy said...

Look on the bright side: at least they aren't filled with millions of sea bees.

...they're not, are they?

TexWisGirl said...

pretty! reminds me of cactus - with a lot of holes. :)

Porakiya Draekojin said...

Honey cream sounds good. Honey Cream sponges, on the other hand......not so much.

Also, here's something to research:

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

@Crunchy: I don't think so. Which is good because sea bees would probably be a thousand times more deadly than normal bees if they existed.

@TexWisGirl: Holes instead of spikes, a kind of anti-cactus!

@Porakiya Draekojin: Haha! Exactly!

That link is incredible! Such a shame something so beautiful can be bad news

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