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Shroomlights are light-emitting blocks that generate in huge fungi.


Shroomlight blocks can be broken using any tool, but a hoe is the fastest. They always drop themselves as an item

Block Shroomlight
Hardness 1
Breaking time[A]
Default 1.5
Wooden 0.75
Stone 0.4
Iron 0.25
Diamond 0.2
Netherite 0.2
Golden 0.15
Sword 1
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.


Both crimson and warped huge fungi can generate shroomlights near their tops. This includes both naturally generated huge fungi and huge fungi grown with bone meal.


Light source[]

Shroomlights provide a light level of 15, the highest level in the game. Unlike Glowstone, Shroomlights also allows redstone signals to pass through them, as they are treated like a solid block.


Placing a shroomlight into a composter has a 65% chance of raising the compost level.


Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionResource locationTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
Block brokenBlocksOnce the block has brokenblock.shroomlight.breaksubtitles.block.generic.break1.00.816
Block placedBlocksWhen the block is placedblock.shroomlight.placesubtitles.block.generic.place1.00.816
Block breakingBlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenblock.shroomlight.hitsubtitles.block.generic.hit0.250.516
None[sound 1]Entity-DependentFalling on the block with fall damageblock.shroomlight.fallNone[sound 1]0.50.7516
FootstepsEntity-DependentWalking on the blockblock.shroomlight.stepsubtitles.block.generic.footsteps0.151.016
  1. a b MC-177082

Bedrock Edition:

SoundSourceDescriptionResource locationVolumePitch
BlocksOnce the block has brokendig.shroomlight1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhen the block is placeddig.shroomlight1.00.8-1.0
BlocksWhile the block is in the process of being brokenhit.shroomlight0.350.5
PlayersFalling on the block with fall damagefall.shroomlight0.41.0
PlayersWalking on the blockstep.shroomlight0.171.0
PlayersJumping from the blockjump.shroomlight0.121.0
PlayersFalling on the block without fall damageland.shroomlight0.141.0

Data values[]


Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
ShroomlightshroomlightBlock & Itemblock.minecraft.shroomlight

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierNumeric ID FormItem ID[i 1]Translation key
Shroomlightshroomlight485Block & Giveable Item[i 2]Identical[i 3]tile.shroomlight.name
  1. ID of block's direct item form, which is used in savegame files and addons.
  2. Available with /give command.
  3. The block's direct item form has the same id as the block.


Java Edition
September 28, 2019Shroomlight JE1 BE1 Shroomlight was shown as part of crimson forest and warped forest biome.
1.1620w06aShroomlight JE1 BE1 Added shroomlight.
20w07aShroomlight now has a 5109 (~4.59%) chance of being offered by piglins when bartering, in a stack size of 1.
20w09aShroomlight now has a 20226 (~8.84%) chance of being offered by piglins when bartering, in a stack size of 1–5.
20w10aShroomlight can no longer be obtained by bartering with piglins.
20w11aHoes are now the appropriate tools for shroomlights instead of axes. However, due to a bug, axes are still an appropriate tool.
20w12aAs fungi are now renewable, shroomlights are renewable as well.
Shroomlights can no longer catch fire from lava.
Axes are no longer an appropriate tool for shroomlights.
Pre-release 3Shroomlight now has a 65% chance of increasing the compost level in a composter by 1.
Bedrock Edition
1.16.0beta JE1 BE1 Added shroomlight.
Swords are the correct tool for shroomlights.
Shroomlights are renewable as bone meal can cause fungi to grow on nylium.
beta are now the correct tool for shroomlights.
1.16.100beta can now be composted.


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