Earlier this week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visited an indoor mushroom farm and called for the country to become a world-class mushroom producer. A mushroom kingdom, if you will.
"The mushroom cultivation grounds look very nice and I am pleased to see them," said the Supreme Commander (via NKLW), who added that it was necessary to follow the wishes of late President Kim Il-Sung, the country's founder, and turn North Korea into a "world famous mushroom producer".
This is Kim Jong-Un outside the mushroom farm. I don't think he's being held back from going at the fungi.
While that certainly sounds like a good idea (especially considering the country's famines), online in Japan, people seemed amused by the idea of North Korea turning into a "mushroom country".
There, there were those simply amused by seeing a smiling Kim Jong-Un surrounded by mushrooms.
Good thing they don't look like dicks, huh?
Kim Jong Un Visits Mushroom Farm [North Korea Leadership Watch]
버섯농장 방문한 김정은 제1위원장 [Joins]
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