AThey look pretty real to me. Just my opinion.
Yeah, those are real. I wouldn't even want to mess with trying to make those fine "hairs" on the tips.
If you want to try making it, this site has a couple of different ways:http://www.lovelytutorials.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2461
Thanks - I decided to use real ones, and it was difficult to find some, but I finally did. Whew!