Lichen

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Lichen
Lichen.png
Health
3
Hunger
12.5
Sanity
-5
Perish time
2 Days
Stacks up to
40
"cutlichen"
Wilson Portrait.png
Nutritious, but it won't last long.

Wilson

Willow Portrait.png
Blah, tastes like sawdust.

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait.png
Tastes terrible.

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait.png
Fleeting, just like life.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait.png
THIS WILL CRUMBLE AWAY SOON.

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait.png
This won't last long.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait.png
Yum! Tastes woody!

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait.png
Dry, crumbly, sustaining.

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait.png
I picked it. But I wön't eat it.

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait.png
I like me a lichen.

Webber

Walani Portrait.png
Can I get something to eat now?

Walani

Warly Portrait.png
Hmm, odd.

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait.png
Sea-grass!

Woodlegs


Lichen is a Food item in Don't Starve. It is classified as a Vegetable, and can only be obtained in the Ruins by harvesting Cave Lichen. Lichen cannot be cooked at a Fire PitCampfire or Star Caller's Staff. It can be used as an ingredient in a Crock Pot.

Lichen can be eaten raw and can restore 3 HealthMeter.png and 12.5 Hunger.png, at the cost of 5 Sanity.png. Sanity penalty can be avoided by using it in the Crock Pot instead. Unagi recipe in the Crock Pot specifically requires Lichen, however Lichen can also be used as a filler. Lichen spoils very quickly, and becomes Rot 2 days after being harvested.

TabTools.png Usage[edit | edit source]

Inventory slot background.pngLichen.pngInventory slot background.png Eel.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngInventory slot background.pngFiller.pngCrock Pot.pngInventory slot background.pngUnagi.png
Inventory slot background.pngLichen.pngPig Icon.pngInventory slot background.pngManure.pngCan't be given directly.

Placeholder.png Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Lichen used to be green: Lichentransp.png. It was changed to its current color when the Stuff of Nightmares update was released.