Roots Of Evil: Beyond The Secret Life Of Plants ed. 'Carlos Cassaba', (Corgi, 1976).
Introduction by Carlos Cassaba
Clark Ashton Smith - The Seed From The Sepulchre H. G. Wells - The Flowering Of The Strange Orchid Nathaniel Hawthorne - Rappaccini's Daughter Hester Holland - Dorner Cordaianthus Manly Wade Wellman - Come Into My Parlour Mary Elizabeth Counselman - The Tree's Wife David H. Keller - The Ivy War John Collier - Green Thoughts Fritz Leiber - Dr. Adams' Garden Of Evil Frederic Brown - Daisies Margaret St. Clair - The Gardener Clifford Simak - Green Thumb
I'm happy to have received this classic from Santa today, from a short list. Of course looking forward to reading it soon.
Food for the Fungus Lady (Terror Tales, January-February 1939)
"To remain young and vital, she tells him, she must have a fungus, which has to be cultivated from spores placed on his sleeping wife's breast".
How quickly you changed your mind! You arrived to find a gold Dunsanian city of arches and domes and fantastic spires... or so you told us. Yet when you fled two years later you could see only “alien hordes.” T. E. D. Klein