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Magical Mushroom Puns for Every Occasion

Did you hear the joke about fungus?  You won’t like it at first, but it’ll grow on you.

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Updated June 27, 2023

Many mushroom puns are in spore taste—but do puns ever really go out of style? From the Latin poetry of Cicero to Billy Shakespeare’s sharp British wit, puns have been used for centuries as a tool for clever double entendre. Although these days, most puns are labeled as “dad jokes” that make younger generations roll their eyes in disgust, there’s still value in having the perfect one-liner tucked away in case a particular subject ever comes up. And, if you’re like us, the subject of mushrooms comes up—a lot. So, whether you want to make your friends laugh or break the ice with someone new, check out some of our favorite mushroom-inspired puns. 

Best Mushroom Puns For Every Occasion

Feel free to cap-italize on these hilarious mushroom puns and jokes the next time you need to lighten the mood. We asked ChatGPT for some help, but embellished with human ingenuity. Here are the silliest shroom jokes we’ve surfaced:

1. Did you hear the joke about fungus?  You won’t like it at first, but it’ll grow on you.

2. What did the mushroom request when booking his hotel? “A shroom with a view, please!”

3. My wife told me to stop making mushroom puns. I said, “Come on! I’m just trying to boost Morrell.”

4. Why couldn’t the mushroom get into the club? He wasn’t mold enough.

5. What are mushrooms’ favorite campfire treats? S’pores.

6. Which vegetable goes best with jacket potatoes? Button mushrooms.

7. How do you get into the mush-room? Ring the porta-bella.

8. What does a mushroom buy when it’s having a mid-life crisis? A spores car.

9. What do you call a fungi that makes music? A decomposer.

10. What did the mushroom say when he needed a little more time? Amanita minute.

11. What do you call a picture of a mushroom with no arms, legs, or head? A stalk photo.

12. Our local woods are full of mushrooms right now. I’m always tripping on them.

13. Why did the mushroom hate going to school? He was always spored.

14. What room has no doors, walls, or floor? A mushroom.

15. What did the mycologist tell the problem-solving mushroom?  Put on your thinking cap!

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16. What did the mushroom tell the mycologist?

Nothing, because mushrooms can’t speak.

17. What’s the difference between a mushroom and a tree? One’s a tree.

18. How do you tell poisonous mushrooms apart from the edible ones? You give them to someone else to eat first.

19. Why did the magic mushroom win the talent show? Because it was a fungi-tastic illusionist!

20. What did the magic mushroom say to the skeptic? “I’m on a real trip, believe me!”

21. Why did the magician always carry magic mushrooms? Because they were his spore-cery bags!

22. What do you call a group of magic mushrooms performing on stage? The fungi-est show on earth!

23. How did the magic mushroom become a successful comedian? It always had the crowd tripping with laughter!

24. What did one magic mushroom say to the other? “We’re really spore-tacular together!”

25. Why did the magic mushroom get a job as a tour guide? It knew all the best tripping spots!

27. What’s a magic mushroom’s favorite type of music? Trance.

28. How do magic mushrooms celebrate special occasions? With a trip!

29. How did the magic mushroom become a successful motivational speaker? It knew how to inspire spore growth!

30. What did the mushroom say to its clumsy friend? Don’t trip!

31. What did the magic mushroom say to the rabbit?

“Watch me pull a spore out of my cap!”

32. Why did the magic mushroom start a band? It wanted to explore psychedelic rock.

33. What’s a magic mushroom’s favorite game? Mushroomopoly!

34. How do magic mushrooms practice self-care? They take spore-ks and relax in nature!

35. How do mushrooms feel when they’re having a bad day? Blue.

36. Why did the magic mushroom become a weather forecaster? It could predict the spore-cast accurately!

37. Why did the mushroom get promoted at work? It was more than cap-able for the job.

38. Why did the mushroom become a motivational speaker? It had a knack for inspiring others to reach new heights!

39. What did the mushroom say to the grasshopper? “You hop, and I’ll trip!”

40. Why did the psilocybin mushroom start taking yoga classes? It wanted to find inner spore-tuality!

41: Why did the psychedelic mushroom go to therapy? It had some unresolved kaleidoscopic experiences.

42. How do psychedelic mushroms like to relax? They take a trip to the mind spa!

43. What did the magic mushroom say after a deep conversation? “That was mind-blowing.”

44. What’s a mushroom’s favorite compliment? “Why, you look sport-ing!”

READ: 12 Best Things To Do While Tripping

Mushroom Love Puns

Nothing says “I love you” like a good mushroom joke—are we right? You’re the root to my mycelium, the cap to my stem. We have so mush love for you. Here are our favorite mushroom love puns for your favorite someone(s):

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1. What did the mushroom say to two mycologists in love? Get a shroom.

2. “Let’s spore our love and watch it mushroom!”

3. What did the mushroom say to its long-time crush? “I’m spore-struck.”

4. Why did the mushroom couple go on a romantic vacation? They wanted to spore-nd quality time together.

5. What did the mycologist say to their lover? “You’re the champignon of my affection!”

6. “I’m not a fun-guy without you by my side!”

7. What did one magic mushroom say to the other on their wedding day? “Let’s trip through life together!”

8. Why did the magic mushrooms decide to create a psychedelic garden together? They wanted their love to grow and flourish.

9. “With you, love is always spore-ing!”

10. Why did the magic mushrooms decide to renew their vows? They wanted to embark on a new journey.

11. Why did the magic mushrooms go on a romantic moonlit walk? They wanted to bask in the ethereal glow of their love!

12. What’s a magic mushroom’s favorite date night activity? Exploring the realms of imagination.

READ: I Love You—Let’s Trip Together

One-Liner Mushroom Jokes

As for one-liners, it’s always a good idea to keep a few of these trippy mushroom jokes on hand for a rainy day–or the next time you’re tripping.

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1. Let that shiitake go! 

2. There’s so mushroom for you in my heart.

3. Spore me the details! 

4. That doesn’t leave mushroom for error…

5. Be sure to stay out of truffle.

6. You must be a real fun-gi.

7. Make sure that nobody ever questions your morels.

8. You really spore into him.

9. I tip my cap to you, Sir.

10. I want to share a joke about fungus, but I don’t have enough shroom to write it down.

11. Mushroom puns are perfect for any occasion. They’re portabella and can be read on the go.

12. Eating mushrooms in the morning is the breakfast of champignons.

13. Mushrooms can’t be trusted—they’re notorious for stalk-ing.

14. You can never put a cap on mushroom puns. 

15. I had this long fungi joke, but I don’t have enough shroom to type it.

16. I’d like to try putting mushrooms in cola, if you get my-cola-gist.

17. I took my final exam on magic mushrooms. I passed with flying colors!

Unleashing laughter’s contagious power takes us on a mind-altering journey where joy, amusement, and euphoria abound. Laughter nourishes our mental well-being. It soothes our souls. We hope you had as much fun reading these mushroom-inspired puns as we did writing them! 

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