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It's a dangerous world, and even plants aren't always harmless. A cautious adventurer should be wary of animated trees, carnivorous bushes, and a wide variety of dangerous fungi.

Summoning Difficulty: +2

A Man-sized Tentacled Purple Mushroom

Good At: Seeing Without Sight (+1)

Bad At: Sentience (-4), Attacking Opponents Wearing Significant Amounts Of Inorganic Protection (-1 [a shield] to -6 [full plate mail with visored helm])

Hits: [1][1][1]  

Up to five (5) Violet Fungi will form a mob. Add three (3) hit boxes and +1 to attack with Necrotic Touch for each additional Violet Fungus.

Violet Fungus

Plant Traits: Because of my verdant nature, I am immune to mind-affecting effects (charms, compulsions, morale effects, patterns, and phantasms), paralysis, poison, polymorph, sleep, and stun. However I take +1 shift of stress from attacks that rely on cold, fire, acid, or are described as being especially effective vs plant life.

Necrotic Touch (-4): Because my tentacles have the ability to instantly whither and rot a living creature's flesh to the bone with a mere touch, I gain +8 to attack a target in my zone and consequences inflicted by me tend to involve massive permanent scarring, whithered limbs, and similar major physical maiming.

Slow Movement (+3): Because I am only able to travel very slowly, it takes me three exchanges to move one zone and I may not move and attack in the same exchange.

A violet fungus feeds on the rot and decay of organic matter, but unlike most fungi, they are not passive consumers of corruption. A violet fungi's tendrils can strike with unexpected swiftness, and are coated with a virulent venom that causes flesh to rot and decay with nauseating speed.

This potent poison, if left untreated, can cause the flesh of an entire arm or leg to drop away in no time at all, leaving behind only warm bones that soon rot into corruption as well.

The violet fungus is one of the most notorious and feared dangers of the world's caves. A traveler can often see signs of the violet fungus in those who dwell or hunt in places where these carnivorous fungi lurk. In these folk, deep and hideous scars mar bodies where entire furrows of flesh seem scooped away—the marks of a close encounter with a violet fungus. Although violet fungi are mobile, they only move to attack or to hunt for prey.

A violet fungus that has a steady supply of rot to sup upon is generally content to remain in one place. Many underground-dwelling cultures take advantage of this penchant, particularly troglodytes and vegepygmies, and keep multiple violet fungi in key junctions and entrances to their caverns as guardians, making sure to keep them well fed with carrion to prevent them wandering farther into the den in search of food.