These Mushroom Cluster Buildings May Look Weird, But Step Inside!

At first glance, they might look like strange alien structures — but really, these “pods” make up a home that was built in 1971.

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Mushroom House

Though they were originally modeled after the clusters of Queen Anne’s Lace, they were mistaken for mushrooms — so the nickname “Mushroom House” caught on and stuck.

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Cabin on the Water

In certain areas, like the spacious patio, the house might not seem all that strange…

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Mushroom House

But step inside and you’ll quickly learn just how unique this home truly is!

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Mushroom House

Designed and built by six different artists, this house is certainly an imaginative feast for the eyes.

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Mushroom House

The home’s pods are like something from a dream. Even the support beams have been made into works of art.

The home's pods are like something from a dream. Even the support beams have been made into works of art.

Mushroom House

All around the house, mahogany accents and hand-tiled mosaics can be found.

All around the house, mahogany accents and hand-tiled mosaics can be found.

Mushroom House

The spacious windows stare into the surrounding woods, bringing the great outdoors right inside.

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Mushroom House

Solid mahogany bookshelves, desks, and window frames are built right into the pod walls.

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Mushroom House

Each of the four pods weighs a shocking 80 tons. Today, it would cost over $4.5 million!

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Mushroom House

Connecting the pods is a long, hand-tiled mosaic tunnel.

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Mushroom House

The adjoining pod was recently renovated, and so it has a much different vibe than the other sections of the house. I love that mahogany sculpture in the back!

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Mushroom House

Outside, a mosaic fountain trickles soothingly.

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Mushroom House

More mosaic can be found surrounding the built-in hot tub, and around the mouth of one pod’s entrance.

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Mushroom House

The detail found in these gorgeous pieces is truly amazing. It must have taken hours to complete.

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Mushroom House

The true mosaic masterpiece can be found in this very unique gas fireplace. I can only imagine how beautifully the fire reflects off this colorful glass.

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Mushroom House

Could you picture yourself living here, or is this just a little too out-there for you? Let us know in the comments!

weird strange abnormal house home mushroom

Mushroom House