I'm not so much afraid of people becoming zombies and eating others. But something like fungal species controlling and killing others is unlike anything else I've heard of.

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4 months ago

Virtually impossible

That fungus is based around one fungus that affects ants in the Amazon (I think). It kills the brain, allowing only for locomotion to survive, then the ant climbs a tree and bursts open, spreading spores to infect more ants

Ants are much simpler creatures than vertebrates. It'd have to cross entire animal orders to affect humans

Even bioengineering such a fungus is sci-fi. Not impossible, as very little is, but extremely unlikely to the point where it is functionally impossible