• "Actually, if it's fungal, then the Thing might not be able to assimilate it at all. It's already canon that the Thing can't assimilate plant cells. I see no reason why fungus cells would be different."

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    • The comic "The Thing from another World: Climate of Fear". The whole comic takes place in a humid jungle, and MacCready mentions that if it could assimilate plant life, then the whole jungle should've been attacking them.

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    • Here's the comic page.

      The Thing can't assimilate plants

      It's not MacCready, but same quote.

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    • A FANDOM user
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