So - how many 'Fungus take over people' stories can people come up with? Pods, or other things that replace the physical body, a la Invasion of the Body Snatchers, don't count. Mind control mushrooms, a 50's staple for awhile.
(And no, I refuse to do any this easy ever again).
I'm not sure if I should highlight where the reference is in the post or not. If people start nailing the references nearly instantly, I may just link to the post without actually stating what the reference is.
I have no idea if anybody will play, but it's something that would amuse me, so without further preamble, here is the first article with a partially identified set of references: "I Wish".
(Oh, and I'd suggest that you post here, as posting in the article might be a good way to lose Karma).
A rock store eventually closed down; they were taking too much for granite.