Look - it's a baby Mi-go caught by divers off the coast of Japan!

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In H.P. Lovecraft's mythos, the Mi-go are tentacled crustacean aliens who dwell deep in our planetary history - and deep in the oceans. Looks like some Japanese divers may have found the real-life inspiration for the creature.

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Apparently one of the divers who found the creature commented on how suggestive it looks, almost like a fertility god - I just can't imagine why.

Spotted on Japanator (photos originally posted here)

DISCUSSION

By
Derek C. F. Pegritz

Uhhhh...the Mi-Go are the so-called "Fungi from Yuggoth"—but they're winged arthropod-like creatures. You're thinking of the "Old Ones" from At the Mountains of Madness—and even so, this...whatever the heck it is doesn't look much like them at all. You know who *it* does look like, though? An immature Great Race...ian. Great Racese? Whatever: I think it's the nymph version of one of the "rugose conelike beings" from the deep past whose bodies the Great Race adopted for a time.