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Mooshroom
Mooshroom.png
BabyMooshroom.png
Health points

10 (Heart.svgHeart.svgHeart.svgHeart.svgHeart.svg)

Spawn

Mushroom Biomes

First appearance

1.0.0 (Beta 1.9-pre1)

Common drops
Experience

Kill Adult: 1–3
Breeding: 1–7

Sounds Idle
Hurt
Network ID

96

Savegame ID

MushroomCow

Mooshrooms are unique variations of cows.

Spawning[edit]

Mooshrooms spawn on mycelium blocks in Mushroom Island biomes in herds of 2 to 8.

Baby mooshroom[edit]

If a pair of Mooshrooms are given wheat, they will breed.

Feeding wheat to a baby Mooshroom will speed up its growing time by 10% of the remaining time.

Drops[edit]

Mooshrooms have the same drops as cows, however shearing one will drop 5 red mushrooms (and turn the mooshroom into a normal cow).

Besides giving milk, Mooshrooms can be milked with bowls to give mushroom stew.

Behavior[edit]

Video[edit]

History[edit]

Official release
1.0.0 Beta 1.9-pre1 Mooshrooms were added. They could not be milked with a bucket like regular cows can. Right clicking on a Mooshroom with more than one bowl equipped would turn the whole stack into just one bowl of mushroom stew.
Beta 1.9-pre2 Breeding a cow with a Mooshroom may result in either, chosen randomly. The offspring may be more likely to be the kind you gave wheat to first, similarly to sheep.
Beta 1.9-pre3 Shearing a Mooshroom would cause it to split into two regular cows that could not be killed.
Beta 1.9-pre4 Mooshrooms may now spawn in other biomes as well.
1.2.1 12w07b Mooshrooms have a new AI.
1.2.3 Fixed shearing bug.(please verify if this is the correct version)
1.2.5 Fixed mushroom stew "milking" bug.(please verify if this is the correct version)
Mooshrooms can no longer breed with cows.(please verify if this is the correct version)
1.4.2 12w38a Added new step, hurt, and idle sounds.
1.8 14w26b Mooshrooms now require mycelium, not grass, for random spawning and spawning from mob spawners.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.9.0 build 1 Added mooshrooms.
Console Edition
TU7 Added mooshrooms and baby mooshrooms.
Mooshrooms can be bred using wheat.
TU14 Baby mooshrooms can now be spawned by using Left trigger on an adult form of that mob using a spawn egg.

Issues[edit]

Issues relating to "Mooshroom" are maintained on the issue tracker. Report issues there.

Trivia[edit]

  • The name "Mooshroom" is a pun for "moo" and "mushroom".
  • When a Mooshroom transforms into a normal cow by shearing, it emits smoke particles.
  • Mooshrooms are similar to infected insects with Cordyceps fungi. Just like Cordyceps fungi growing on infected insects and terrestrial arthropods, mushrooms also grow on the Mooshroom.
    • Although the fungus in real life causes them to die, the mooshroom will not die to them.
  • It is very similar to a famous cow on a popular milk brand sold in Sweden (and other countries) known as the "Arla cow".
  • The Mooshroom is called mushroomcow in the game code and its mesh is called redcow.
  • Mooshrooms are mobs with the highest number of uses, being the source of beef (and steak), leather, mushroom stew, red mushrooms, experience, milk, more mooshrooms and cows.

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