The Real “SpongeBob Squarepants”

Like its cartoon counterpart, the Malaysian Spongiforma squarepantsii is endlessly resilient, condensing when squeezed then returning to its normal size. It also has a vaguely fruity or strongly musty smell, reminiscent to the discoverers of Spongebob’s “pineapple under the sea” home.

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