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Interior of the cave showing a Pomegranate left by fruit bats.
The entrance to the cave near the Greenhouse.

After accumulating Coin Icon25,000g, Demetrius will visit the Farm and inform the player that he would like to use the cave to set up research specimens. He'll give the option to choose between fruit bats (which leave fruit in the cave) or mushrooms. This choice is permanent and cannot be reversed.

Fruit bats

Fruit bats leave various fruit in the Cave on your farm. This is a great option for making Artisan Goods as it gives you a slow but steady supply of fruit even out of season. It also helps complete the Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle in the Pantry in the first year or two, before you have enough money to buy all the necessary Fruit Trees. Fruit Tree fruit make excellent gifts for villagers because they are universal likes, readily accessible early in the game, and do not require a kitchen. Gifting may be the best late-game use for fruit, other than making Artisan Goods, Shipping them, finishing the Bundles, or eating them for extra energy (even though they don't replenish very much health).

Image Name Description Also Found Revenue Recovers Used In
Cherry.png Cherry It's popular, and ripens sooner than most other fruit. Cherry Tree (Spring)
Cherry.png 80g
Cherry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
100g
Cherry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
120g
Cherry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
160g
Cherry.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 17

Cherry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 23

Cherry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 30

Cherry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 44

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Wine.png WineJelly.png Jelly
Pomegranate.png Pomegranate Within the fruit are clusters of juicy seeds. Pomegranate Tree (Fall)
Pomegranate.png 140g
Pomegranate.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
175g
Pomegranate.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
210g
Pomegranate.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
280g
Pomegranate.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 15

Pomegranate.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 21

Pomegranate.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 27

Pomegranate.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 39

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Bundle Purple.png Enchanter's Bundle

Wine.png WineJelly.png Jelly
Peach.png Peach It's almost fuzzy to the touch. Peach Tree (Summer)
Peach.png 140g
Peach.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
175g
Peach.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
210g
Peach.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
280g
Peach.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 15

Peach.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 21

Peach.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 27

Peach.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 39

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Wine.png WineJelly.png Jelly
Apple.png Apple A crisp fruit used for juice and cider. Apple Tree (Fall)
Apple.png 140g
Apple.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
175g
Apple.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
210g
Apple.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
280g
Apple.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 15

Apple.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 21

Apple.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 27

Apple.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 39

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Wine.png WineJelly.png JellyCranberry Candy.png Cranberry Candy

Bundle Yellow.png Fodder Bundle

Orange.png Orange Juicy, tangy, and bursting with sweet summer aroma Orange Tree (Summer)
Orange.png 100g
Orange.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
125g
Orange.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
150g
Orange.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
200g
Orange.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 15

Orange.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 21

Orange.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 27

Orange.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 39

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Wine.png WineJelly.png Jelly
Spice Berry.png Spice Berry It fills the air with a pungent aroma. Foraging (Summer)

Summer Seeds

Spice Berry.png 80g
Spice Berry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
100g
Spice Berry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
120g
Spice Berry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
160g
Spice Berry.png

Energy.png 25 Health.png 10

Spice Berry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 35 Health.png 14

Spice Berry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 45 Health.png 18

Spice Berry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 65 Health.png 26

Bundle Yellow.png Summer Foraging Bundle

Summer Seeds.png Summer SeedsWine.png WineJelly.png Jelly
Apricot.png Apricot A tender little fruit with a rock-hard pit. Apricot Tree (Spring)
Apricot.png 50g
Apricot.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
62g
Apricot.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
75g
Apricot.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
100g
Apricot.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 17

Apricot.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 23

Apricot.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 30

Apricot.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 44

Bundle Purple.png Artisan Bundle

Fruit Salad.png Fruit Salad
Wild Plum.png Wild Plum Tart and juicy with a pungent aroma. Foraging (Fall)

Fall Seeds

Wild Plum.png 80g
Wild Plum.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
100g
Wild Plum.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
120g
Wild Plum.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
160g
Wild Plum.png

Energy.png 25 Health.png 11

Wild Plum.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 35 Health.png 15

Wild Plum.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 45 Health.png 19

Wild Plum.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 65 Health.png 28

Bundle Orange.png Fall Foraging Bundle

Fall Seeds.png Fall SeedsPlum Pudding.png Plum Pudding
Blackberry.png Blackberry An early-fall treat. Foraging (Fall)

Fall Seeds

Blackberry.png 20g
Blackberry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
25g
Blackberry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
30g
Blackberry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
40g
Blackberry.png

Energy.png 25 Health.png 11

Blackberry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 35 Health.png 15

Blackberry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 45 Health.png 19

Blackberry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 65 Health.png 28

Bundle Orange.png Fall Foraging Bundle

Fall Seeds.png Fall SeedsBlackberry Cobbler.png Blackberry Cobbler
Salmonberry.png Salmonberry A spring-time berry with the flavor of the forest. Foraging (Spring)
Salmonberry.png 5g
Salmonberry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
6g
Salmonberry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
7g
Salmonberry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
10g
Salmonberry.png

Energy.png 25 Health.png 11

Salmonberry.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 35 Health.png 15

Salmonberry.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 45 Health.png 19

Salmonberry.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 65 Health.png 28

Mushrooms

Mushroom plots in the cave.

Six plots will be added to the cave where certain types of mushrooms will randomly grow. Five different types will appear, including all four that are required to craft the Life Elixir. Even though Common Mushrooms, Morels, and Chanterelles are the ones that most commonly appear, this is still the best way to craft the elixir as often as possible. This makes the Mushroom option a great one for those who love to go into The Mines, especially since most mushrooms can be hard to find otherwise. This is also a good choice for players that have grown, or plan to grow, fruit trees and do not need the extra fruit provided by the fruit bats.

Image Name Description Also Found Profits Recovers Used In
Common Mushroom.png Common Mushroom A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor. Foraging (Fall)
Fall Seeds
Secret Woods (Fall)
Tapping Big Mushroom (Spring, Summer & Fall)
Common Mushroom.png 40g
Common Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
50g
Common Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
60g
Common Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
80g
Common Mushroom.png

Energy.png 38 Health.png 15

Common Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 53 Health.png 21

Common Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 68 Health.png 27

Common Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 98 Health.png 39

Fried Mushroom.png Fried MushroomTom Kha Soup.png Tom Kha SoupStir Fry.png Stir FryFall Seeds.png Fall Seeds
Red Mushroom.png Red Mushroom A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor. The Mines
Chopping Big Mushroom
Tapping Big Mushroom (Spring, Summer & Fall)
Red Mushroom.png 75g
Red Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
93g
Red Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
112g
Red Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
150g
Red Mushroom.png

Poison.png -50

Red Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Poison.png -70

Red Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Poison.png -90

Red Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Poison.png -130

Bundle Teal.png Dye Bundle

Bundle Purple.png Exotic Foraging Bundle

Life Elixir.png Life Elixir
Purple Mushroom.png Purple Mushroom A rare mushroom found deep in caves. The Mines
Chopping Big Mushroom
Tapping Big Mushroom (Spring, Summer & Fall)
Purple Mushroom.png 250g
Purple Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
312g
Purple Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
375g
Purple Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
500g
Purple Mushroom.png

Energy.png 125 Health.png 50

Purple Mushroom.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 175 Health.png 70

Purple Mushroom.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 225 Health.png 90

Purple Mushroom.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 325 Health.png 130

Bundle Purple.png Exotic Foraging Bundle

Bundle Blue.png Field Research Bundle

Life Elixir.png Life Elixir
Chanterelle.png Chanterelle A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor.

Secret Woods (Fall)

Chanterelle.png 160g
Chanterelle.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
200g
Chanterelle.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
240g
Chanterelle.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
320g
Chanterelle.png

Energy.png 75 Health.png 30

Chanterelle.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 105 Health.png 42

Chanterelle.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 135 Health.png 54

Chanterelle.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 195 Health.png 78

Life Elixir.png Life Elixir
Morel.png Morel A tasty mushroom with a fruity smell and slightly peppery flavor. Secret Woods (Spring)
Morel.png 150g
Morel.png
Silver Quality Icon.png
187g
Morel.png
Gold Quality Icon.png
225g
Morel.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png
300g
Morel.png

Energy.png 20 Health.png 8

Morel.png
Silver Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 28 Health.png 11

Morel.png
Gold Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 36 Health.png 14

Morel.png
Iridium Quality Icon.png

Energy.png 52 Health.png 20

Fried Mushroom.png Fried Mushroom

Bundle Purple.png Exotic Foraging Bundle

Life Elixir.png Life Elixir