Best Mushroom Quotes : Mushroom Sayings In Life

These mushroom quotes will inspire you. Mushroom is a fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk, with gills on the underside of the cap; or increase, spread, or develop rapidly.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mushroom quotes, mushroom sayings, and mushroom proverbs.

Famous Mushroom Quotes

  1. “A meal without mushrooms is like a day without rain.” ~ John Cage
  2. “Falling in love is like eating mushrooms, you never know if it’s the real thing until it’s too late.” ~ Bill Ballance
  3. “Mushrooms can be very fancy. It’s the closest you can get to eating dirt.” ~ Tom Colicchio
  4. “I am… a mushroom; On whom the dew of heaven drops now and then.” ~ John Ford

  5. “Why did the mushroom go to the party?
    Because he’s a fungi!” ~ Louis Tomlinson
  6. “Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and modern scientists have identified several dozen that have a unique combination of talents that improve our health.” ~ Paul Stamets
  7. “Attend to mushrooms and all other things will answer up.” ~ A. R. Ammons
  8. “The rain increases and umbrellas sprout like mushrooms amongst the graves.” ~ Erin Morgenstern

  9. “I’ve always thought fairies are like mushrooms, you trip over them when you’re not thinking about them, but they’re hard to spot when you’re searching for them.” ~ Jo Walton
  10. “You have to treat yourself like a mushroom to some degree, in order to keep on discovering things.” ~ Christian Bale
  11. “On the subject of wild mushrooms, it is easy to tell who is an expert and who is not: The expert is the one who is still alive.” ~ Donal Henahan
  12. “Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.” ~ Shirley Conran

  13. “Mushrooms have many helpful nutrients, including beta glucans for immune enhancement, ergothioneines for antioxidative potentiation, nerve growth stimulators for helping brain function, and antimicrobial compounds for limiting viruses.” ~ Paul Stamets
  14. “When God wants to make a mushroom, he does it overnight, but when He wants to make a giant oak, He takes a hundred years. Great souls are grown through struggles and storms and seasons of suffering. Be patient with the process.” ~ Rick Warren
  15. “September is different from all other months. It is more magical. I feel the strange chemical change in the earth which produces mushrooms is the cause, too, of the extra ‘life’ in the air – a resilience, a sparkle.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  16. “Don’t eat a mushroom stem and see colors, eat the whole bag and see GOD” ~ Doug Stanhope

  17. “If our mushrooms make you hallucinate, please inform us immediately so we can overcharge you.” ~ Scott Adams
  18. “You’re not a man, you’re a mushroom!” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  19. “Advice is like mushrooms. The wrong kind can prove fatal.” ~ Charles E. McKenzie
  20. “Look around when you have got your first mushroom or made your first discovery: they grow in clusters.” ~ George Polya

  21. “Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  22. “Everything that is great in life is the product of slow growth; the newer, and greater, and higher, and nobler the work, the slower is its growth, the surer is its lasting success. Mushrooms attain their full power in a night; oaks require decades. A fad lives its life in a few weeks; a philosophy lives through generations and centuries.” ~ William George Jordan
  23. “If you don’t have a plan, you become part of somebody else’s plan.” ~ Terence McKenna
  24. “But one day we shall be rich, and the next poor. One day we shall dine in a palace and the next we’ll sit in a forest and toast mushrooms on a hatpin.” ~ Katherine Mansfield

  25. “If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools. With mushrooms it is so simple – you salt them well, put them aside and have patience. But with love, you have no sooner lighted on anything that bears even the remotest resemblance to it than you are perfectly certain it is not only a genuine specimen, but perhaps the only genuine mushroom ungathered.” ~ Katherine Mansfield , Mushroom quotes love
  26. “Vitamin D from mushrooms is not only vegan and vegetarian friendly, but you can prepare your own by exposing mushrooms to the summer sun.” ~ Paul Stamets
  27. “You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom” ~ Janet Erskine Stuart
  28. “The only evil that associates itself with mushrooms is taking too little.” ~ Terence McKenna

  29. “…but I also can’t prove that mushrooms could not be intergalactic spaceships spying on us.” ~ Daniel Dennett
  30. “DNA ties us all together; we share ancestry with barracuda and bacteria and mushrooms, if you go far enough back.” ~ Spencer Wells
  31. “Of all mushrooms commonly consumed, oyster mushrooms in the genus Pleurotus stand out as exceptional allies for improving human and environmental health. These mushrooms enjoy a terrific reputation as the easiest to cultivate, richly nutritious and medicinally supportive.” ~ Paul Stamets
  32. “People are going to start realizing, why take those antibiotics that are extracts of mushrooms? Why not just have the mushrooms?” ~ David Wolfe

  33. “If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  34. “Can you understand your own dreams, which arise with mushrooms’ rank richness in the night-forests within your skull?” ~ William T. Vollmann
  35. “Rodin picks a mushroom delighted, and shows it to Madame Rodin… “Look,” he says excitedly, “and that takes but a single night! In one night all these are made, all these lamellas. That is good work.”” ~ Juan Ramon Jimenez
  36. “Existence has overpowered Books. Today I slew a Mushroom.” ~ Emily Dickinson

  37. “I’m glad mushrooms are against the law, because I took them one time, and you know what happened to me? I laid in a field of green grass for four hours going, “My God! I love everything.” Yeah, now if that isn’t a hazard to our country… How are we gonna justify arms dealing when we realize that we’re all one?” ~ Bill Hicks
  38. “From dead plant matter to nematodes to bacteria, never underestimate the cleverness of mushrooms to find new food!” ~ Paul Stamets
  39. “The world exists, not for what it means but for what it is. The purpose of mushrooms is to be mushrooms, wine is in order to be wine: things are precious before they are contributory. It is a false piety that walks through creation looking only for lessons which can be applied somewhere else. To be sure, God remains the greatest good; but, for all that, the world is still good in itself. Indeed, since He does not need it, its whole reason for being must lie in its own natural goodness; He has no use for it, only delight.” ~ Robert Farrar Capon
  40. “Marriage is like mushrooms: we notice too late if they are good or bad.” ~ Woody Allen

  41. “No wonder psychedelics are threatening to an authoritarian religious hierarchy. You don’t need faith to benefit from a psychedelic experience, let alone a priest or even a shaman to interpret it. What you need is courage—courage to drink the brew, eat the mushroom, or whatever it is, and then to pay attention, and make of it what you will. Suddenly, the tools for direct contact with the transcendent other (whether you call it God or something else) is taken from the hands of an anointed elite and given to the individual seeker.” ~ Dennis McKenna
  42. “Thou fool! Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom; that idle crag thou sittest on is six thousand years of age.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  43. “Then sleep the seasons, full of might; While slowly swells the pod, And rounds the peach, and in the night The mushroom bursts the sod. The winter comes: the frozen rut Is bound with silver bars; the white drift heaps against the hut; and night is pierced with stars.” ~ Coventry Patmore
  44. “Well, a peach has a lovely taste and so does a mushroom, but you can’t put the two together.” ~ Arthur Golden

  45. “Maitake mushrooms are known in Japan as “the dancing mushroom.” According to a Japanese legend, a group of Buddhist nuns and woodcutters met on a mountain trail, where they discovered a fruiting of maitake mushrooms emerging from the forest floor. Rejoicing at their discovery of this delicious mushroom, they danced to celebrate.” ~ Paul Stamets
  46. “Literature is a vast forest and the masterpieces are the lakes, the towering trees or strange trees, the lovely, eloquent flowers, the hidden caves, but a forest is also made up of ordinary trees, patches of grass, puddles, clinging vines, mushrooms, and little wildflowers.” ~ Roberto Bolano
  47. “We don’t want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.” ~ Condoleezza Rice
  48. “But love, like a mushroom high compared with the buzz from cheap weed, outlasts grief.” ~ Miriam Toews

  49. “Known colloquially as ‘winter,’ ‘golden needle,’ and ‘velvet foot’ mushrooms, enoki mushrooms grow across much of the world, inhabiting dead conifer trees and stumps, and generally appearing throughout the late fall and winter months.” ~ Paul Stamets
  50. “I’m just some lunatic macaroni mushroom, is that it?” ~ Joe Pesci
  51. “One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.” ~ Mark Thomas
  52. “Mushrooms grow on cow turds. I love that. I think that’s why you giggle the first hour.” ~ Bill Hicks

  53. “Raising a child is like taking care of someone who’s on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad.” ~ Ron Funches
  54. “It’s interesting, isn’t it? . . . the chandelier . . . it reminds me of mushroom soup.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  55. “They hold their great balls in the open air, in what is called a fairy-ring. For weeks afterward you can see the ring on the grass. It is not there when they begin, but they make it by waltzing round and round. Sometimes you will find mushrooms inside the ring, and these are fairy chairs that the servants have forgotten to clear away. The chairs and the rings are the only tell-tale marks these little people leave behind them, and they would remove even these were they not so fond of dancing that they toe it till the very moment of the opening of the gates.” ~ James M. Barrie
  56. “I look at trees, hunt mushrooms, and watch animals. Fishing is what gets me out into the woods so I can notice these things.” ~ John D. Voelker

  57. “I know a planet where there is a certain red-faced gentleman. He has never smelled a flower. He has never looked at a star. He has never loved any one. He has never done anything in his life but add up figures. And all day he says over and over, just like you: ‘I am busy with matters of consequence!’ And that makes him swell up with pride. But he is not a man – he is a mushroom!” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  58. “Chaga is one of the weirdest mushrooms you may ever see. A fungal parasite found on birch trees, Chaga is a hardened, blackened, crusty formation that looks like a bursting tumor.” ~ Paul Stamets
  59. “Today, reishi stands out as one the most valuable of all polypore mushrooms in nature for the benefit of our health. Many naturopaths and doctors prefer organically-grown reishi from pristine environments because they are more pure.” ~ Paul Stamets
  60. “Be ruthless about protecting writing days.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  61. “In all institutions from which the cold wind of open criticism is excluded, an innocent corruption begins to grow like a mushroom – for example, in senates and learned societies” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  62. “America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.” ~ George W. Bush
  63. “I suppose the old natural stuff would be ok, the old mushroom, but I wouldn’t advise anyone to do it.” ~ Noel Redding

  64. “That way when we pick people up there they don’t really have an excuse. They weren’t out there picking mushrooms. They were illegally in the United States. It will simplify the adjudication and will expedite the voluntary return, and it will allow our border patrol officers to patrol both sides of that wall. And we can put surveillance devices on top of the wall, vibration detectors and other devices.” ~ Steve King
  65. “Guy Nearing told us it’s a good idea when hunting mushrooms to have a pleasant goal, a waterfall for instance, and, having reached it, to return another way. When, however, we’re obliged to go and come back by the same path, returning we notice mushrooms we hadn’t noticed going out.” ~ John Cage

Mushroom is any of various fungi that produce a fleshy fruiting body, which usually consists of a stalk topped by an umbrella-shaped cap.

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