Ghost Flowers! Earthstars! Hickory Horned Devils! ... And More Weird and Wonderful Oddities of Nature

Don't fear these oddities of nature. Hickory horned devils (a caterpillar), Earthstars (a fungus), and ghost flowers all have their niche.

ghost flowers
Ethereal “ghost flowers” will disintegrate if touched. Also known as Indian pipes, these plants can be found deep within moist woods in much of the United States.