20/02/2014 10:59 GMT | Updated 20/02/2014 11:59 GMT

Cthulhu Tree Trunk Heralds The Arrival Of HP Lovecraft's Alien Monster

HP Lovecraft’s octopus-headed creature the Cthulhu is seeping slowly out of the earth and will soon be among us.

Via the portal of a gnarled tree trunk.

“Looks like Cthulhu’s skull” said user extreme_matt, who posted it to Reddit.


Redditor extreme_matt found this tree trunk at the Hammock State Park in Florida. And this is kiki71's superb rendering on Deviantart

But not everyone is convinced. What do you reckon?

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Cthulhu manifested earlier at Christmas when it turned up on a dinner table looking like this:

Presumably whereupon everyone lost their appetites.