When I think of the word mutant, a couple things come to mind: zombies, two-headed snakes, hairless cats (sorry hairless cat lovers). But sometimes the natural world reminds me that mutants can be just as wonderful as they are weird. I have come across a couple wonderful mutants in my field:
This plant usually produces pink flowers with a white or yellow center but occasionally produces these huge red flowers
Okay, so this mutant isn’t quite as wonderful as it is weird. As you may have guessed, the plant usually produces single-headed flowers but occasionally produces a double-sided bloom.