How to Grow Mushrooms in Minecraft

Mushrooms in Minecraft can be used as food. They are also an ingredient in many potions. After the release of version 1.6 of the game, they received the property of reproduction. It also became possible to create mushroom farms. Red mushrooms can be found in the taiga and brown ones in swamps. To get a red mushroom, you can use a mushroom cow. Also, some mushrooms can be found in the Nether. In this guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about how to grow Mushrooms in Minecraft.

How to Create a Mushroom Farm in Minecraft?

To create a farm for planting mushrooms, you can use any cave or dungeon. The main condition for their reproduction is special lighting, not exceeding 12 units. You do not even need water. To find out the brightness of the lighting in the game, press the F3 key and look for the Client Light value on the screen. The brightness of the torch is 14 units, red torch – 7, sunlight – 15.

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To adjust the lighting, place the torches as far away from the mycelium planting site as possible. Next, take a red or brown mushroom and place them on the ground by pressing RMB. It is advisable to arrange the seedlings in a checkerboard pattern. The minimum distance between them must be at least one block. 5 mushrooms will grow on an area of ​​9x9x3 blocks. Therefore, it is worth taking care of the large size of the room.

In a few minutes, or maybe immediately, new mushrooms will appear. The chance of it appearing is 50% if the seedlings are in the same plane. If they are located higher or lower, then the chance will be 25% or lower. Grown mushrooms need to be filled with water, after which they can be collected in inventory.

In addition, you can use a mycelium block to speed up growth. The mycelium allows mushrooms to grow in daylight and very quickly.

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