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I couldn't find this information on the wiki. I found a slime mold lying around and have absolutely no other source of nutrition. I'd like to hold on to it until I'm starving, but I don't know if it'll rot or not (if it does, I'll just eat it immediately).

Does a slime mold rot?

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Slime molds are actually a kind of fruit, like apples or melons, and are not corpses. Like other non-corpse comestibles, they won't rot away.

As a point of interest, the only corpses that never rot away are lichen and lizards.

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Really? I was pretty sure I had eaten rotten apples before. –  Bruce Connor Jul 12 '11 at 0:57
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Yes, the food itself can be intrinsically rotten. But that's not the same as rotting away. –  ire_and_curses Jul 12 '11 at 2:06
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