Mushroom

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Mushrooms are recurring Items and Objects in The Legend of Zelda series.[1][2]

Location and Uses

A Link to the Past

In A Link to the Past, the Mushroom can be found within the Lost Woods. Link can offer it to the Witch in exchange for the Magic Powder.

Link's Awakening

Main article: Sleepy Toadstool
The location of the Sleepy Toadstool in Link's Awakening DX

In Link's Awakening, the Sleepy Toadstool is found in the Mysterious Woods. It can be given to Syrup to be made into Magic Powder.

Ocarina of Time

Main article: Odd Mushroom

In Ocarina of Time, the Odd Mushroom is part of the Trading Quest. Grog gives it to Link in exchange for Cojiro.

Majora's Mask

Main article: Magic Mushroom

In Majora's Mask, a Magic Mushroom can be sold to the Magic Hags' Potion Shop for 20 Rupees each; at least one must be delivered during that cycle before Blue Potions can be purchased there. They can also be sold to the Curiosity Shop for 5 Rupees each.

Oracle of Seasons

Link receiving the Mushroom in Oracle of Seasons

In Oracle of Seasons, a Mushroom appears as an item in the Trading Game. Using the Megaphone, Link can wake up Talon in a cave atop Mt. Cucco. In exchange for waking him, Talon offers Link a Mushroom, which can in turn be given to Syrup in Sunken City in exchange for the Wooden Bird.[3]

Rock Mushrooms are a type of Mushroom that appear as obstacles.

The Wind Waker

Mushrooms commonly appear in caves, where they grow on the floors. They cannot be interacted with.

The Minish Cap

In The Minish Cap, the Wake-Up Mushroom is required for Link to obtain the Pegasus Boots.

Elastic Mushrooms can also be found in certain areas while Link is shrunk to Minish-sized. The Gust Jar can be used to suck and pull back the mushroom caps, which will then throw Link once released.

Twilight Princess

Mushrooms appear in the Forest Temple. They cannot be interacted with.

Skyward Sword

Main article: Mushroom Spores
Link obtaining Mushroom Spores in Skyward Sword

In Skyward Sword, mushrooms can be found in the Faron Woods, Deep Woods, Skyview Temple, and on certain islands in The Sky. Link can slash them with his Sword to produce Mushroom Spores, which can be stored in Bottles and used to heal Loftwings. Glittering mushrooms can also be found, which produce Glittering Spores than can also be stored in Bottles. They produce different kind of effects when used on items and enemies.

Breath of the Wild

In Breath of the Wild, mushrooms are a type of Material that Link can collect for cooking Food or in some cases upgrading armor. Mushrooms are typically found on the ground growing next to trees or cliffs. Available mushrooms are Hylian Shrooms, Endura Shrooms, Stamella Shrooms, Hearty Truffles, Big Hearty Truffles, Chillshrooms, Sunshrooms, Zapshrooms, Rushrooms, Razorshrooms, Ironshrooms, and Silent Shrooms.

Mushrooms of any variety are necessary for cooking certain Food items:

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Mushroom
  • Any Vegetable/Herb/Flower
  • Fresh Milk
  • Rock Salt
Description

The creamy mushroom and vegetable soup is so chunky it eats like a meal!

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Fish
  • Any Mushroom
Description

A simple dish made by cooking skewered, fresh fish alongside fragrant mushrooms.

Item
Ingredients
  • Goron Spice
  • Any Mushroom
Description

The fragrant aroma of this sautéed spice and mushroom dish makes your mouth water.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Fruit
  • Any Mushroom
Description

This dish contrasts the sweetness of fruit with the savoriness of mushrooms.

Item
Ingredients
  • Courser Bee Honey
  • Any Mushroom
Description

The honey in this mushroom dish gives it a sweet, complex taste and a savory finish.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Meat
  • Any Mushroom
Description

A filling dish made by grilling various mountain ingredients with either steak or bird meat.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Mushroom
  • Bird Egg
  • Goat Butter
  • Rock Salt
Description

The fluffy texture of this omelet is one of the great joys of this dish, as well as life.

Item
Ingredients
  • Hylian Rice
  • Any Mushroom
Description

The aroma of the mushrooms tickles your nose as you peel back the leafy wrapping.

Item
Ingredients
  • Hylian Rice
  • Goat Butter
  • Rock Salt
  • Any Mushroom
Description

The tantalizing aroma of mushrooms and butter beckons you to the table.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Mushroom
Description

This simple mushroom-packed skewer has its colorful presentation to thank for its appeal.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any 4 different Mushrooms
Description

Fans of fungal cuisine can't resist this simple mushroom-skewer dish. Very filling.

Item
Ingredients
  • Any Mushroom
  • Any Vegetable
  • Herb
  • or Flower
Description

A healthy vegetable dish achieved by steaming mushrooms in plant leaves.

ItemIngredientsDescription
  • Any Mushroom
  • Any Vegetable/Herb/Flower
  • Fresh Milk
  • Rock Salt

The creamy mushroom and vegetable soup is so chunky it eats like a meal!

  • Any Fish
  • Any Mushroom

A simple dish made by cooking skewered, fresh fish alongside fragrant mushrooms.

  • Goron Spice
  • Any Mushroom

The fragrant aroma of this sautéed spice and mushroom dish makes your mouth water.

  • Any Fruit
  • Any Mushroom

This dish contrasts the sweetness of fruit with the savoriness of mushrooms.

  • Courser Bee Honey
  • Any Mushroom

The honey in this mushroom dish gives it a sweet, complex taste and a savory finish.

  • Any Meat
  • Any Mushroom

A filling dish made by grilling various mountain ingredients with either steak or bird meat.

  • Any Mushroom
  • Bird Egg
  • Goat Butter
  • Rock Salt

The fluffy texture of this omelet is one of the great joys of this dish, as well as life.

  • Hylian Rice
  • Any Mushroom

The aroma of the mushrooms tickles your nose as you peel back the leafy wrapping.

  • Hylian Rice
  • Goat Butter
  • Rock Salt
  • Any Mushroom

The tantalizing aroma of mushrooms and butter beckons you to the table.

  • Any Mushroom

This simple mushroom-packed skewer has its colorful presentation to thank for its appeal.

  • Any 4 different Mushrooms

Fans of fungal cuisine can't resist this simple mushroom-skewer dish. Very filling.

  • Any Mushroom
  • Any Vegetable
  • Herb
  • or Flower

A healthy vegetable dish achieved by steaming mushrooms in plant leaves.

List of Mushrooms

Material
Description

A common mushroom found near trees around Hyrule. Eat it to restore half a heart.

Value
Additional uses

Restores

Material
Description

A rare yellowish-orange mushroom. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your stamina limit.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Increases max stamina when cooked

Material
Description

A green mushroom that grows near trees in the forest. It's chock-full of natural energy. Cook it to release its stamina-restoration properties.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Restores stamina when cooked

Material
Description

This rare mushroom has a rich scent. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your maximum hearts.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Increases max hearts when cooked

Material
Description

Years of going unpicked have allowed this hearty truffle to grow quite large. It's chock-full of nutrients. When cooked into a dish, it temporarily increases your maximum hearts.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Increases max hearts when cooked

Material
Description

Often found at the base of pine trees in cold climates, these mushrooms are cool to the touch and can be used to cook dishes that allow you to stay cool even in arid regions.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Boosts heat resistance when cooked

Material
Description

A bright red mushroom that grows in hot climates. Imbued with the power of heat, they can be used to cook dishes that will allow you to endure the bitter cold.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Boosts cold resistance when cooked
Armor upgrades

Material
Description

This mushroom grows wild in the Gerudo region. The cap is naturally insulated, so when used in cooking, it will offer protection against electricity.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Boosts shock resistance when cooked
Armor upgrades

Material
Description

A mushroom that can grow almost anywhere but prefers ceilings and sheer cliffs. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your movement speed.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Increases speed when cooked
Armor upgrades

Material
Description

This mushroom is known for the natural slice in its cap. Eating it fosters your competitive spirit. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that will increase your strength.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Raises attack power when cooked

Material
Description

The cap of this mushroom is very hard. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that increases your defense.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Boosts defense when cooked

Material
Description

A strange mushroom that glows quietly in the forest at night. Cooking it into a dish unlocks the nutrients in its cap, resulting in a meal that will allow you to move stealthily.

Value
Additional uses

Restores
Increases stealth when cooked
Armor upgrades

MaterialDescriptionValueAdditional uses

A common mushroom found near trees around Hyrule. Eat it to restore half a heart.

Restores

A rare yellowish-orange mushroom. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your stamina limit.

Restores
Increases max stamina when cooked

A green mushroom that grows near trees in the forest. It's chock-full of natural energy. Cook it to release its stamina-restoration properties.

Restores
Restores stamina when cooked

This rare mushroom has a rich scent. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your maximum hearts.

Restores
Increases max hearts when cooked

Years of going unpicked have allowed this hearty truffle to grow quite large. It's chock-full of nutrients. When cooked into a dish, it temporarily increases your maximum hearts.

Restores
Increases max hearts when cooked

Often found at the base of pine trees in cold climates, these mushrooms are cool to the touch and can be used to cook dishes that allow you to stay cool even in arid regions.

Restores
Boosts heat resistance when cooked

A bright red mushroom that grows in hot climates. Imbued with the power of heat, they can be used to cook dishes that will allow you to endure the bitter cold.

Restores
Boosts cold resistance when cooked
Armor upgrades

This mushroom grows wild in the Gerudo region. The cap is naturally insulated, so when used in cooking, it will offer protection against electricity.

Restores
Boosts shock resistance when cooked
Armor upgrades

A mushroom that can grow almost anywhere but prefers ceilings and sheer cliffs. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your movement speed.

Restores
Increases speed when cooked
Armor upgrades

This mushroom is known for the natural slice in its cap. Eating it fosters your competitive spirit. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that will increase your strength.

Restores
Raises attack power when cooked

The cap of this mushroom is very hard. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that increases your defense.

Restores
Boosts defense when cooked

A strange mushroom that glows quietly in the forest at night. Cooking it into a dish unlocks the nutrients in its cap, resulting in a meal that will allow you to move stealthily.

Restores
Increases stealth when cooked
Armor upgrades

Tears of the Kingdom

A Mushroom-like Tree from Tears of the Kingdom

Mushroom-like Trees can be seen underground in Tears of the Kingdom. The entrance to Hateno Village features prominent Mushroom designs, with Ventest Clothing Boutique changing its branding to feature Mushrooms. Several characters can also be seen wearing Mushroom hats.

List of Mushrooms

Material
Description

A mushroom that spreads a cloud of fine spores when a stimulus is applied. The bitter powder makes them inedible.

Value
Additional uses
Material
Description

Years of going unpicked have allowed this hearty truffle to grow quite large. When cooked into a dish, it'll restore all hearts and temporarily increase your maximum hearts.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Extra Hearts
Material
Description

This rare mushroom has a rich scent. It'll restore all your hearts and temporarily increase your maximum hearts when used in cooking.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Extra Hearts
Material
Description

A rare yellowish-orange mushroom. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your stamina limit.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Extra Stamina
Material
Description

A mushroom that can grow almost anywhere but prefers ceilings and sheer cliffs. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your movement speed.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Speed Up
Material
Description

A mushroom that grows in caves and contains luminescent enzymes. Cook it into a dish to give a glowing effect to anyone who eats it.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Glow
Material
Description

A nutritious mushroom chock-full of natural energy. Cook it to release its stamina-restoration properties.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Stamina Recovery
Material
Description

Often found at the base of pine trees in cold climates, these mushrooms are cool to the touch and can be used to cook dishes that allow you to stay cool even in arid regions.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Heat Resistance
Material
Description

A bright-red mushroom that grows in hot climates. Imbued with the power of heat, it can be used to cook dishes that will allow you to endure the bitter cold.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Cold Resistance
Material
Description

A common mushroom found near trees around Hyrule. Eat it to restore half a heart.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
Material
Description

This mushroom grows wild in the Gerudo region. The cap is naturally insulated, so when used in cooking, it will offer protection against electricity.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Shock Resistance
Material
Description

A strange mushroom that glows softly in the forest at night. Cooking it into a dish unlocks the nutrients in its cap, resulting in a meal that will allow you to move stealthily.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Stealth Up
Material
Description

This mushroom is known for the natural slice in its cap. Eating it fosters your competitive spirit. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that will increase your strength.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Attack Up
Material
Description

The cap of this mushroom is very hard. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that increases your defense.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
  • Defense Up
Material
Description

A common mushroom that grows near trees on sky islands. Eat it to restore health.

Value
Additional uses
  • Restores
MaterialDescriptionValueAdditional uses

A mushroom that spreads a cloud of fine spores when a stimulus is applied. The bitter powder makes them inedible.

Years of going unpicked have allowed this hearty truffle to grow quite large. When cooked into a dish, it'll restore all hearts and temporarily increase your maximum hearts.

  • Restores
  • Extra Hearts

This rare mushroom has a rich scent. It'll restore all your hearts and temporarily increase your maximum hearts when used in cooking.

  • Restores
  • Extra Hearts

A rare yellowish-orange mushroom. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your stamina limit.

  • Restores
  • Extra Stamina

A mushroom that can grow almost anywhere but prefers ceilings and sheer cliffs. Cook it before eating to temporarily increase your movement speed.

  • Restores
  • Speed Up

A mushroom that grows in caves and contains luminescent enzymes. Cook it into a dish to give a glowing effect to anyone who eats it.

  • Restores
  • Glow

A nutritious mushroom chock-full of natural energy. Cook it to release its stamina-restoration properties.

  • Restores
  • Stamina Recovery

Often found at the base of pine trees in cold climates, these mushrooms are cool to the touch and can be used to cook dishes that allow you to stay cool even in arid regions.

  • Restores
  • Heat Resistance

A bright-red mushroom that grows in hot climates. Imbued with the power of heat, it can be used to cook dishes that will allow you to endure the bitter cold.

  • Restores
  • Cold Resistance

A common mushroom found near trees around Hyrule. Eat it to restore half a heart.

  • Restores

This mushroom grows wild in the Gerudo region. The cap is naturally insulated, so when used in cooking, it will offer protection against electricity.

  • Restores
  • Shock Resistance

A strange mushroom that glows softly in the forest at night. Cooking it into a dish unlocks the nutrients in its cap, resulting in a meal that will allow you to move stealthily.

  • Restores
  • Stealth Up

This mushroom is known for the natural slice in its cap. Eating it fosters your competitive spirit. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that will increase your strength.

  • Restores
  • Attack Up

The cap of this mushroom is very hard. Use it when cooking to prepare a dish that increases your defense.

  • Restores
  • Defense Up

A common mushroom that grows near trees on sky islands. Eat it to restore health.

  • Restores

Other Appearances

Hyrule Warriors Legends

In Hyrule Warriors Legends, Odd Mushrooms appear as Plant-type Food. They are imbued with the Darkness Element. When consumed by a Companion Fairy in the Dining Room of the My Fairy mode, Odd Mushrooms can increase the Fairy's Trust level and personality traits.

Trivia

  • In Link's Awakening, the Mushroom is one of many Mario references. When Tarin (who bears resemblance to Mario, and also shares his love of mushrooms) eats one, he turns into a raccoon, which may be a reference to Mario's Raccoon or Tanooki transformations.

Nomenclature

Names in Other Regions
LanguageNamesMeanings
Japan
Japanese
キノコ (Kinoko) (ALttP)[6]Same as English.
The Italian Republic
Italian
Fungo (ALttP | OoS)[4][5]Same as English.
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See Also

References

  1. Encyclopedia, Dark Horse Books, pg. 132 (ALttP)
  2. "It's a simple dish that you can make if you have some Goron spice and mushrooms." — Nellie (Breath of the Wild)
  3. "Sniff, sniff!!! That scent!!! Ya've got a Mushroom! I'll trade my Wooden Bird!" — Syrup (Oracle of Seasons)
  4. "Questo Fungo ha un odore marcio..." — N/A (A Link to the Past, Italian localization)
  5. "Megafono ora è un Fungo! Che puzza..." — N/A (Oracle of Seasons, Italian localization)
  6. A Link to the Past manual, pg. 44 Nintendo Official Guidebook: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Vol. 1, Shogakukan, pg. 27 Nintendo Official Guidebook—The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past & Four Swords, Shogakukan, pg. 14