Skyrim – Mushroom and Fungi Ingredient Guide

Crafting potions requires plenty of trial and error in the wide-world of Skyrim, and lots more ingredients. One of the central ingredients to all alchemy you’ll find throughout your adventures are the various forms of mushroom and fungi. While not rare, they can be easily missed. Keep scrolling to get a look at every type of mushroom or fungi available, what the effects are, and where they can be found.

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Mushroom and Fungi Ingredient Guide

Bleeding Crown

  • Effects: Weakness to Fire, Weakness to Poison, Fortify Block, Resist Magic
  • Locations: White River Watch, Dustman’s Cairn, Rebel’s Cairn


  • Effects: Damage Stamina, Frenzy, Restore Health, Fortify Smithing
  • Locations: Lost Prospect Mine, Halldir’s Cairn, Chillwind Depths

Fly Amanita

  • Effects: Resist Fire, Frenzy, Fortify Two-Handed, Regenerate Stamina
  • Locations: Embershard Mine, Pinemoon Cave, White Cave River, Rebel’s Cairn

Giant Lichen

  • Effects: Weakness to Shock, Ravage Health, Weakness to Poison, Restore Magicka
  • Locations: The Arch-Mage’s Quarters, Marshes east of Solitude

Glowing Mushroom

  • Effects: Resist Shock, Fortify Destruction, Fortify Smithing, Fortify Health
  • Locations: Shimmermist Cave, the tunnel bypassing a waterfall in Helgen Keep, Tolvald’s Cave for literally hundreds.

Imp Stool

  • Effects: Damage Health, Restore Health, Lingering Damage Health, Paralysis
  • Locations: Rebel’s Cairn, White River Watch

Mora Tapinella

  • Effects: Restore Magicka, Lingering Damage Health, Regenerate Stamina, Fortify Illusion
  • Locations: Search the base of tree stumps in the Skyrim.

Namira’s Rot

  • Effects: Fortify Lockpicking, Damage Magicka, Fear, Regenerate Health
  • Locations: Rebel’s Cairn

Scaly Pholiota

  • Effects: Weakness to Magic, Fortify Illusion, Regenerate Stamina, Fortify Carry Weight
  • Locations: Search between Riften and Ivarstead, growing from dead birch.

Swamp Fungal Pod

  • Effects: Resist Shock, Lingering Damage Magicka, Paralysis, Restore Health
  • Locations: Search the waters between Morthal and Movarth’s Lair, search the swamp around The Apprentice’s Stone.

White Cap

  • Effects: Weakness to Frost, Fortify Heavy Armor, Restore Magicka, Ravage Magicka
  • Locations: Search logs in Skyrim, or the Rebel’s Cairn.

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On December 26, 2011 at 11:24 pm