A young married couple's skeletons are found together on a field in the mountains after only being reported missing for three days. The area where their skeletons were found is known for UFO activity, so Mulder and Scully go there to investigate it. Mulder finds the couple alive and all signs point to an alien abduction. But everything is not as it seems.
Did You Know?
Both Agent Scully and the coroner repeatedly refer to the fungus as a plant. Fungi do not belong to the kingdom Plantae; they belong to their own, and are even considered to be more closely related to animals than to plants. While neither of them are botanists or mycologists by profession, they would have learned this fact in a basic undergraduate general biology course. See more
I still can't believe it.
Richard 'Ringo' Langly
I half expect Mulder to knock on the door and say "Surprise!"
Referenced in The X-Files: Scary Monsters
Written by Mark Snow
Performed by John Beal See more