Skyrim:Glowing Mushroom

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Glowing Mushroom
Glowing Mushroom
Value 5 Weight 0.2
Alchemy Effects
1st Resist Shock Resist Shock
2nd Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction
3rd Fortify Smithing Fortify Smithing
4th Fortify Health Fortify Health
# Samples 40
Plant Glowing Mushrooms
# Plants 858
Garden HF 5
Merchant Avail. None
A cluster of glowing mushrooms

Glowing Mushrooms are a variety of fungus found growing on the walls of most caves, providing a source of light. Note there are two forms of the plant: a cluster of 7 which when harvested leave the center two remaining on the wall, and a single mushroom which leaves only a root stump. Single mushrooms can be hard to pick as the target is only a very thin tendril. As many clusters are a mix of both cluster forms and several single mushrooms, a small formation may actually contain several harvests.


In terms of combinations of two ingredients, Glowing Mushrooms can be combined with 35 other ingredients.

2 Effects[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction Resist Shock Resist Shock Glow Dust

1 Effect[edit]

Desired Effect Combine with:
Resist Shock Resist Shock Ash Hopper JellyDB, Blue Dartwing, Corkbulb RootCC (1.33×Magnitude,1.36×Value), Hawk Beak, Kagouti HideCC (1.33×Magnitude,1.36×Value), Pearl, Pine Thrush Egg, Snowberries, Swamp Fungal Pod
Fortify Destruction Fortify Destruction Ash Creep ClusterDB, Beehive Husk, ComberryCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Daedra VeninCC (1.2×Magnitude,1.22×Value), Ectoplasm (0.8×Magnitude), Nightshade (0.8×Magnitude), Steel-Blue EntolomaCC, Wisp Wrappings
Fortify Smithing Fortify Smithing Blisterwort, Dreugh WaxCC (1.25×Magnitude,1.27×Value), Gold KanetCC (1.25×Magnitude,1.27×Value), Sabre Cat Tooth, Spriggan Sap
Fortify Health Fortify Health AmbrosiaCC (1.25×Magnitude,1.27×Value), Bear Claws, Blue Mountain Flower, Boar TuskDB (5×Duration,5.9×Value), Fungus StalkCC (1.25×Magnitude,5×Duration,7.5×Value), Giant's Toe (5×Duration,5.9×Value), Hanging Moss, Heart of OrderCC (1.25×Magnitude,5×Duration,7.5×Value), Hydnum Azure Giant SporeCC (1.25×Magnitude,5×Duration,7.5×Value), Void EssenceCC (1.25×Magnitude,5×Duration,7.5×Value), Wheat, Yellow Mountain FlowerDG


40 guaranteed, already harvested samples can be found in 14 different locations. Locations with multiple samples are:

Glowing mushrooms are categorized as uncommon ingredients, meaning they may be randomly found in uncommon- and rare-type apothecary's satchels. They do not appear in the inventories of apothecary merchants (even if the Merchant perk has been unlocked); however a single sample can be purchased from either Elgrim's Elixirs or the Hag's Cure. Unlike several other ingredients that are not stocked by apothecary shops, apothecary merchants will buy glowing mushrooms.


There are 858 glowing mushroom plants in 30 different locations. Locations with the greatest numbers are:


In Blackreach, when entering it from the stairs from Alftand, on the stone walls to the left, there's a cluster of Glowing Mushrooms that are twenty times larger than regular clusters, but they are too far up the rock face to be interacted with.