Y’know, this kind of makes you think. Is the Mushroom Kingdom really how we, the players, perceive it? After all, we see the world through Mario’s eyes, and he partakes in a TON of mushroom grabbing, flower touching and other weird shit. I mean the guy can destroy blocks with his HEAD. That doesn’t sound like the actions of a sober person. Rather, that sounds like the actions of someone totally cracked out on something, like that IRL zombie who was doped up on bath salts. Kind of related, kind of not. Point is Mario is on some good (or bad) fucking shit and zombies do exist.