Brown Mushroom Block Wiki Guide

This Minecraft tutorial explains how to craft a brown mushroom block with screenshots and step-by-step instructions.

In Minecraft, a brown mushroom block is an item that you can not make with a crafting table or furnace. Instead, you need to find and gather this item in the game. Gathering a brown mushroom block is a bit tricky in Minecraft because you need to mine it with a tool that is enchanted with Silk Touch.

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Let’s explore how to add a brown mushroom block to your inventory.

TIP: A brown mushroom block is only available through the Creative Inventory menu in Bedrock Edition (PE, Windows 10, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch) and Education Edition.

Where to find a Brown Mushroom Block in Creative Mode

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

Here is where you can find a brown mushroom block in the Creative Inventory menu:

Platform Version(s) Creative Menu Location
Java Edition (PC/Mac) 1.13 – 1.19
Java Edition (PC/Mac) 1.19.3 – 1.19.4
  • Platform is the platform that applies.
  • Version(s) is the Minecraft version numbers where the item can be found in the menu location listed (we have tested and confirmed this version number).
  • Creative Menu Location is the location of the item in the Creative Inventory menu.

How to get a Brown Mushroom Block in Survival Mode

You can add a brown mushroom block to your inventory in Survival mode by mining the top of a large brown mushroom with a tool that has been enchanted with Silk Touch. So let’s get started!

TIP: This will ONLY work in Java Edition. In Bedrock Edition, there is no way to obtain a brown mushroom block in Survival mode. If you try the method below in Bedrock Edition, you will get a light brown (spore) mushroom block instead!

1. Find a Large Brown Mushroom

First, you need to find a large brown mushroom in the game. You can find large brown mushrooms in the Dark Forest or the Mushroom Island biomes:

Dark Forest

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Mushroom Island

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Large brown mushrooms are easy to spot and they are usually found near large red mushrooms that have white spots.

2. Hold a Tool Enchanted with Silk Touch

You can mine the top of a brown mushroom with a tool that has been enchanted with Silk Touch such as pickaxe, shovel, or axe:

Pickaxe

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How to make a Diamond Pickaxe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 9 How to make a Golden Pickaxe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 10 How to make a Iron Pickaxe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 11 How to make a Stone Pickaxe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 12 How to make a Wooden Pickaxe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 13 How to make a Netherite Pickaxe

Shovel

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How to make a Diamond Shovel
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 15 How to make a Golden Shovel
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 16 How to make a Iron Shovel
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 17 How to make a Stone Shovel
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 18 How to make a Wooden Shovel
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 19 How to make a Netherite Shovel

Axe

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How to make a Diamond Axe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 21 How to make a Golden Axe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 22 How to make a Iron Axe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 23 How to make a Stone Axe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 24 How to make a Wooden Axe
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 25 How to make a Netherite Axe

In this example, we are going to use an iron pickaxe that is enchanted with Silk Touch.

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3. Break the Top of the Large Brown Mushroom

The game control to break the top of the brown mushroom depends on the version of Minecraft:

  • For Java Edition (PC/Mac), left click and hold on the top of the brown mushroom.

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The top of the brown mushroom will break and a smaller brown mushroom block will float on the ground.

TIP: Normally when you mine the top of a brown mushroom with your hand or a tool (that is not enchanted), you will get 0-2 brown mushrooms in Java Edition.

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However, when you mine the top of a large brown mushroom using a tool enchanted with Silk Touch in Java Edition, you will get the brown mushroom block itself as the drop.

4. Pick up the Brown Mushroom Block

Make sure you pick up the brown mushroom block before it disappears.

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Once you pick up the brown mushroom block, it will appear in your hotbar.

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A brown mushroom block should be kept in your inventory to be used later.

Item ID and Name

Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft, a brown mushroom block has the following Name, ID and DataValue:

Description
(Minecraft ID Name)
ID Data Value Stack Size Version
Brown Mushroom Block
(minecraft:brown_mushroom_block)
99 0 64 1.8 – 1.12
Brown Mushroom Block
(minecraft:brown_mushroom_block)
99 64 1.13 – 1.19.4
  • Description is what the item is called and (Minecraft ID Name) is the string value that is used in game commands.
  • Minecraft ID is the Internal number for the item.
  • Data Value (or damage value) identifies the variation of the block if more than one type exists for the Minecraft ID.
  • Stack Size is the maximum stack size for this item. While some items in Minecraft are stackable up to 64, other items can only be stacked up to 16 or 1. (NOTE: These stack sizes are for vanilla Minecraft only. If you are running a mod, some mods may change the stack size for an item.)
  • Platform is the platform that applies.
  • Version(s) is the Minecraft version numbers that the Minecraft ID and Name are valid for.

Give Command for Brown Mushroom Block

Give Command in Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac)

In Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) 1.13, 1.14, 1.15, 1.16, 1.17, 1.18, 1.19 and 1.19.4, the /give command for Brown Mushroom Block is:

/give @p brown_mushroom_block 1

In Minecraft Java Edition (PC/Mac) 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11 and 1.12, the /give command for Brown Mushroom Block is:

/give @p brown_mushroom_block 1 0

Things to Do with Brown Mushroom Block

Here are some activities that you can do with a brown mushroom block in Minecraft:

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How to Use a Composter

Other Mushroom Blocks

Here are some other mushroom blocks in Minecraft:

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How to make a Red Mushroom Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 37 How to make a Light Brown Mushroom Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 38 How to make a Mushroom Stem

Other Items Requiring Silk Touch to Gather

The following are other items in Minecraft that you can only gather with a tool enchanted with Silk Touch:

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How to make a Small Amethyst Bud
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 40 How to make a Medium Amethyst Bud
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 41 How to make a Large Amethyst Bud
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 42 How to make an Amethyst Cluster
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 43  How to make Coal Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 44 How to make Iron Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 45 How to make Copper Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 46 How to make Gold Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 47 How to make Redstone Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 48 How to make Emerald Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 49 How to make Lapis Lazuli Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 50 How to make Diamond Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 51 How to make Nether Gold Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 52 How to make Nether Quatz Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 53 How to make Deepslate Coal Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 54 How to make Deepslate Iron Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 55 How to make Deepslate Copper Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 56 How to make Deepslate Gold Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 57 How to make Deepslate Redstone Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 58 How to make Deepslate Lapis Lazuli Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 59 How to make Deepslate Diamond Ore
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 60 How to make a Grass Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 61 How to make Podzo
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 62 How to make Mycelium
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 63 How to make Crimson Nylium
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 64 How to make Warped Nylium
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 65 How to make a Tube Coral Fan
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 66 How to make a Brain Coral Fan
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 67 How to make a Bubble Coral Fan
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 68 How to make a Fire Coral Fan
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 69 How to make a Horn Coral Fan
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 70 How to make a Tube Coral Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 71 How to make a Brain Coral Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 72 How to make a Bubble Coral Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 73 How to make a Fire Coral Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 74 How to make a Horn Coral Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 75 How to make a Red Mushroom Block
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 76How to make Ice
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 77 How to make Packed Ice
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 78 How to make Blue Ice
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 79 How to make Deepslate
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 80 How to make a Bee Nest
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 81 How to make Sculk
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 82 How to make a Sculk Vein
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 83 How to make a Sculk Catalyst
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 84 How to make a Sculk Shrieker
Brown Mushroom Block - Wiki Guide 85 How to make a Sculk Sensor

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