Mushroom ( % )
Item Type Food
Artifact? No
Weight 2s
Danger Level N/A
Material Nonmetallic

Mushrooms are special food items dropped by fungoids. They appear as strange mushrooms when unidentified.

Types of mushrooms

Common mushrooms

These mushrooms may be dropped by any type of fungoid. They are always generated cursed.

Name Effect Tile
Fly mushroom Causes sickness Item838
Mushroom of energy Blessed: increases maximum HP by 2
Uncursed: increases maximum HP by 1
Cursed: decreases maximum HP by 1
Mushroom of immobility Causes paralysis Item839
Mushroom of kaboom Blessed: increases maximum PP by 2
Uncursed: increases maximum PP by 1
Cursed: decreases maximum PP by 1
Mushroom of lost thoughts Acts as a scroll of amnesia Item852
Mushroom of meditation Blessed: increases piety by around 1500
Uncursed: increases piety by around 200
Cursed: decreases piety by around 1000
Mushroom of shivering Blessed: no effect
Uncursed: PC drops wielded items
Cursed: PC drops wielded items in adjacent squares
Mushroom of the glow Blessed: chance to increase Appearance by up to 2, large Appearance boost
Uncursed: chance to increase Appearance, Appearance boost
Cursed: decreases Appearance
Mushroom of the swirly mind Causes confusion Item837

Overlord mushrooms

These mushrooms are only dropped by the fungoid overlord.

Name Effect Tile
Muscle mushroom Blessed: chance to increase Strength, large Strength boost
Uncursed: chance to increase Strength, Strength boost
Cursed: decreases Strength
Mushroom of ecstasy Blessed: boosts speed by around 200, decreases Learning and Willpower
Uncursed: boosts speed by around 50, decreases Learning and Willpower
Cursed: causes slow, decreases Dexterity and Toughness
Mushroom of hardiness Blessed: chance to increase Toughness, large Toughness boost
Uncursed: chance to increase Toughness, Toughness boost
Cursed: decreases Toughness
Mushroom of indomitabilty Blessed: chance to increase Willpower and Charisma, large Willpower boost
Uncursed: chance to increase Willpower, Willpower boost
Cursed: decreases Willpower
Mushroom of purity Blessed: removes around one corruption
Uncursed: slightly reduces corruption
Cursed: corrupts
Mushroom of resilience Blessed: increases PV by 1-2
Uncursed: increases PV by 0-2
Cursed: decreases PV by 1
Mushroom of the inner light Blessed: Trains a random skill AND spell (can be a skill you already have, even a skill at 100), trains Learning based on spell's base PP cost
Uncursed: Trains a random skill OR spell, trains Learning based on spell's base PP cost
Cursed: decreases Learning


The mushrooms dropped by the fungoid overlord are quite valuable, offering significant short and long-term benefits.

Certain common mushrooms can be quite useful, especially in large quantities. Mushrooms of energy and kaboom can be helpful for aspiring archmages. Mushrooms of shivering are helpful for dealing with cursed or autocursing weapons. Mushrooms of the glow can be used to raise important attributes in conjunction with potion of exchange.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

Dropped by fungoids. Mushrooms cannot be wished for.

Greater Identify information[]

When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d1 points of damage.
When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d1 points of damage.