The cucumber seeds fought their way through the earth and were proud to have produced their first fresh green leaves. They were dreaming of the day when they would produced their own seeds in a cucumber.
Then the shaggy mane mushroom appeared and laughed at the cucumbers. “You are really quite pathetic. You are only here because someone planted your seeds. Look at me, all my own work. No-one plants my spores. I grow because I am. We are the professionals in the growing world, you are still the amateurs and will be eaten. I will return again, but no-one knows where. I do it all on my own.*RDP Thursday: Seminal