Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Stunning mold photos

rot7.jpeg

During our teenage years and maybe our student years and, well, maybe a few weeks ago, we accidentally witnessed what happens when food is overwhelmed by mold.

In the (rotting) flesh, it's a nasty experience, full of self-loathing and disgust. But photographer Heikki Leis has managed to capture the strange beauty of the process in these oddly captivating pictures.

Giving the decomposition of food an almost alien-like aura, they're undeniably rather great. We're also providing you with a damn good excuse next time you find yourself mistakenly coveting a furry apple: it's art.

(Images: Heikki Leis)

Related

King-Cobra-ip12-copy.jpg

Stunning snake photos

4-CentralparkHERO.jpg

Amazing Day to Night New York Photos

image_11.w600h600.jpg

Edible landscapes

Comments

More

Here are the words that other countries use to describe relationships

All the terms that would be much better to describe your 'life partner'

by David Cornish
05 Dec 2016

You’ll soon be able to test the purity of your cocaine and MDMA

by Alex Christian
05 Dec 2016

Vets want people to stop drinking at home for the sake of their pets

Your furry friends have a taste for the good stuff... and that's a problem

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

American hipster dads are demanding to be called 'papa'

by Ralph Jones
05 Dec 2016

America is now making educational adverts to prevent teen shootings

Funny that nowhere else has this problem...

by Sam Diss
05 Dec 2016

Watch this man rescue a dog by punching a kangaroo in the face

Probably the most Australian thing you'll ever see

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Dec 2016

Bertolucci admits 'Last Tango in Paris' rape scene was non-consensual

He says he feels guilt, but no regret

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Dec 2016

What does our love of fighting tell us about ourselves?

Why can't we stop watching people pummel each other?

02 Dec 2016

Widower, 89, offered bar job after "stop me dying from boredom" ad

He feels like he’s “won a thousand bucks on the horses”

by Chris Sayer
02 Dec 2016

You can now hire the services of deadly cyber hackers

Rent an army of infected bots and cause untold online havoc

02 Dec 2016