An ichorous green meteor plummets through the Earth's atmosphere, fracturing and showering the earth with glowing green space dust that affects all forms of life nearby. Some plant life - mushrooms and cacti - acquire sentience while, the meteor twists and mutates other life forms, transforming insects and animals into semi-intelligent, warlike communities.
Mushroom Men – Rise of the Fungi tells the story of the birth of the Mushroom Men. It starts out with the simple tribe of Bolete learning to live off the land. They struggle against their environment for a time until the Amanitas Empire arrives. To their dismay, the Bolete learn that their fellow Mushroom Men aren't any better than the hostile insects and other creatures that threaten them.
Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars shows gamers the mundane world from the surreal perspective of a three-inch-high Mushroom Man. As a brave Bolete Mushroom Man, players are given the opportunity to transform common household trinkets and trash into weapons and tools, and wreak havoc on a miniature scale. As civil war rages amongst the fungi, fierce battles span the diminutive landscapes. Prepare yourself for the Spore War...