Bizzare New Undersea Creatures Are Unlike Anything Else on Earth

Allie Jones · 09/10/14 11:11AM

Marine biologists at the University of Copenhagen and Denmark's Natural History Museum have discovered an entirely new genus, Dendrogramma, of two new species. Dendrogramma is Latin for "baffling," because the species don't fit any existing classification. The little guys live in the deep sea and look like mushrooms.