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A splintermold.

Splintermold is a Darklands fungus found hanging down from the roofs of caverns, similar in fashion to a stalactite. It is usually found among stalactites. since the fungus is nourished by minerals in these rock formations that it harvests with small fungal tendrils.

This process has a dangerous consequence, however, of weakening the stalactites such that small vibrations may dislodge them causing them to fall to the ground. This makes splintermold a hazard to Darklands creatures whose movement through an infected cavern could bring a rain of stalactites on their heads.1


  1. Neil Spicer. (2011). Sanctum of the Serpent God. Sanctum of the Serpent God, p. inside front cover. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-307-1