Lettuce Optical Illusion

Believe it or not, there are no green pixels anywhere in this image.

Lettuce Optical Illusion

Many people perceive the lettuce, cucumber and green onions in this image to be green in color. However, this is an optical illusion, as there are no green pixels anywhere in the image. The proof below shows that all the green-appearing parts are actually shades of magenta, grey or yellow.

Lettuce Illusion Proof

This is similar to the banana illusion or The Dress, in which we may perceive that a colored filter or shadow has been added, so we may “correct” the colors to what they “should” be.

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