Are they the same kind of thing or are they different kinds of things?
They're the same, and they're both goddamn pineapples.
They're the same, but they're both pinecones (pigna in Italian).
The first one is a goddamn pineapple, the second is a pigna.
No, it's the other way around.
You fail at identifying things.
(You can click on the pictures to see larger versions, although the level of detail still isn't that great -- sorry.)