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Horklump

A fleshy, pinkish mushroom covered in sparse wiry black bristles

A fast-breeding mushroom type creature that enjoys eating earthworms, and is eaten by Gnomes in turn


Horklump fact file


Appearance

Fleshy, pink mushrooms covered in black bristles

Magic Abilities

None to speak of

Dangers

Can infest an entire garden in a matter of days

Typical Habitats

Originally found in Scandinavia but now found all over northern Europe

It resembles a fleshy, pinkish mushroom covered in sparse, wiry black bristles.


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

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I look back across the years to the seven-year-old wizard who spent hours in his bedroom dismembering Horklumps and I envy him the journeys to come...


Newt Scamander
A fleshy, pinkish mushroom covered in sparse wiry black bristles

The Horklump


A garden gnome pulling up worms

Pulling up worms


It was rumoured, however, that she actually discovered him in the act of fondling some Horklumps...


Extract

Tales of Beedle the Bard

By J.K. Rowling