Morning Eye Candy: The Lotus’ Chambers
Are you a trypophobe? If so, the sight of a lotus pod might just set off your fight or flight response. This fear of “clustered holes” and similar patterns most often finds root in the fleshy, expanding seed chambers of this particular plant, though some psychologists have pointed to Photoshop and the popularity of giving people the willies on social media as a factor in the supposed spread of the phobia.
Us? We just think they’re fascinating botanical constructs.
Photo by Ivo M. Vermeulen