Fungi, Violet

No. Enc.:1d4 (1d4)
Alignment:Neutral
Movement:10’ (3’)
Armor Class:7
Hit Dice:3
Attacks:1-4
Damage:See below
Save:F3
Morale:8
Hoard Class:None
XP:80

Violet fungi are 4’ to 7’ tall, resemble shriekers, and are often found growing among them. A violet fungi’s coloration ranges from purple overall to dull gray or violet covered with purple spots. A violet fungus flails about with its 1d4 tentacles at living creatures that come within its reach of 1’ to 4’ per tentacle. The tentacles ooze a rot-inducing slime, causing a victim to save versus poison or after one round rot into a corpse. If the spell cure disease is cast on the round immediately after the attack, the effect is avoided.

License: Advanced Edition Companion Labyrinth Lord OGL

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Violet fungi are large mushrooms with tentacle-like growths at the base. The tentacles are not long, averaging about 2-3ft. A hit from a tentacle causes flesh to rot (saving throw applies) unless a cure disease spell is cast upon the afflicted area.

Violet Fungus: HD 3; AC 7[12]; Atk 4 tendrils (rot); Move 1; Save 14; CL 4; XP 120; Special: Tendrils cause rot.

License: Monster Compendium 0e OGL

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