Take this with a grain of salt. Or a drop of lube, as you will.
Apparently, a television show in China recently presented a story about the discovery of a rare or previously unknown type of mushroom/vegetation in a small town in China.
If — and I feel like this is a big if — the reporter believed that what she was shown was a mushroom, then she is, um — how shall I say this delicately? — uneducated in certain realms.
The second the item is lifted toward the camera, it becomes rather obvious what it is. A sex toy, with an opening in the shape of a certain female orifice.
Apparently, the Chinese network issued a statement:
An open letter to all netizens and viewers: Hi everyone, one of our news reports which aired last night has made everyone laugh. This incident has been widely followed, shared and commented on. As our reporter was still very young and unwise to the ways of the world, this report has brought great inconvenience to everyone. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for your criticism and correction. Please forgive our oversight!