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Mushrooms Are Causing Some Confusion and Anger!

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One of the new quests for the pre-expansion event has players... interacting with mushrooms, but not everyone seems to focus on the actual quest text. Fungal Feeding has caused a lot of anger in the community, as players just pick up the quest without reading it and proceed to kill the mushrooms, when the quest says to feed them undead. Now, things are quite that straight forward, but here are some of the reactions from reddit:

 

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Blizz could have helped us hunters who can't read by not making the mushroom targetable until it's had a snack of a few undead first.
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BoringUwuzumaki:

I killed like 40 mushrooms and didn’t get a single spore!! That drop rate is wack, thanks bli$$ard, ion, and Bobby kotdick for a great prepatch experience!

(It’s a joke)
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yo_les_noobs:

Ah yes, a mechanic that relies on hundreds of people around you to read quest text or not troll. What could go wrong?

There's plenty more where that came from, but there's also a flip side to this particular coin, as Toosdeys explains:

So the mushrooms have turned out to be pretty controversial, to say the least, with many players still getting pretty upset if you're "doing it wrong"! Personally, I was there with no one else around, so it wasn't a big deal, and I found it easiest to feed them elites.

We even got another meme out of it, as it seems CerenarianSea ran into some Human Paladins that were killing the mushrooms:

 

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or you could just pick up the dozens of mushrooms on the ground, if you claim killing undead by mushroom is faster, i completed quest in less than a min just collecting the mushrooms so dang that'd be impressive.

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The illiterate possibly didn't realize that having the mushrooms grow yields you up to 11 spores (the most I could get without having someone killing the mushroom) instead of running around and get one at a time :/

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I killed mushrooms and click the little ones, so I never KNEW what was the mechanic *filtered*. I just thought I wasn't having luck with the big ones. 

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If anything this shows how stupid people are.  Don't bother to read quest text cuz lol rp right?  Then whine that things don't work how you think.  Maybe slow the hell down and actually read stuff.

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