Another personalized rejection. Nothing really to take away from this one other than to each their own. Who isn't intrigued by mushroom spores altering people's brains? (It's not a zombie story!) Apparently this agent:
Dear Ms. Stewart,
Thanks for your query.
As to your material I'm afraid I will be passing -- I'm just not drawn
strongly enough to the concept of your story to feel that I'd be the
right agent for the project. I realize it is difficult to make an
assessment from a query; nevertheless please know that I give serious
attention to every letter, outline, and writing sample I receive.
Sorry I couldn't give you a more positive reply. Thanks for thinking
of me, though, and best of luck in your search for representation.
No Tangential Zombie Stories For Me*
*name embellished for interest