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Thing in the Woods, the (1935) [Short Story]
by Fletcher Pratt B.F. Ruby Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary :

Two scientists are experimenting with fungi, creating all types of fascinating colorful, tactile growths. One day, one of the funguses appears to move. Fascinated, the two scientists study it, and are shocked when it shows mobility. In addition, it appears to have a visual sense, for it never rolls into obstacles put in its path. Its rate of growth is extraordinary, doubling in size every two days. Then, when it is three feet tall, they go on vacation...

Original title: The Thing in the Woods
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionHard ScienceBiology

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Omnibus of Science Fiction, the (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , H. P. Lovecraft , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Jack London , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , John D. MacDonald , Lewis Padgett , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Raymond F. Jones , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , A.J. Deutsch , Anthony Boucher , William Tenn , Paul Ernst , David H. Keller , Katherine MacLean , John Leimert , B.F. Ruby , Will H. Gray , David Grinnell , Mark Clifton , Ross Rocklynne , Ann Griffith , R.R. Winterbotham , Ralph Williams , Chester S. Geier , W. Hilton-Young , André Maurois , Ralph Robin , H.B. Fyfe , Robert Abernathy , Peter Phillips

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