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The Obscure 1960s Horror Movie That May Have Inspired "The Last Of Us"

Has there always been a fungus among us?

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"The Last of Us" is the best game of the year so far. It's the story of an old man and a young woman traveling across a future America plagued by a fungal infection that turns humans into mushroom-zombies.

OR DID THEY?

It was also released with the titles Fungus of Terror and Attack of the Mushroom People.

You decide.

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