Yggdrasil Gaming released Magic Mushrooms in July 2014 and the game is set in a magical forest. This online video slot game has 5 reels and 20 by 20 paylines, which are oriented from left to right. This means that there are 20 paylines on either side of the screen. The reels are set against a diamond shaped window and each reel has 3, 4 or 5 symbols. Magic Mushrooms has free spins, a wild symbol, multipliers and a spreading wild. There is a soundtrack playing in the background during the game.
How to Play Magic Mushrooms
The Magic Mushrooms control panel is easy to use and to begin players must first select how many paylines to bet, the maximum being 40 and then select a coin value that ranges from 0.01 to 2.00. The spin button starts the reels spinning. The bet max is for players who choose to play with 40 active paylines at the maximum coin value. The autoplay function spins the reels continuously using the preselected betting options. The paytable will have information on the various payouts for each symbol and for each of the winning combinations. Players are also able to adjust the volume while playing.
Magic Mushrooms is well presented with colourful graphics and sound effects and the bonus features make this game very attractive to all players, young and old.
Symbols and Payouts
The cute monkey has the largest payout of 1000 coins for 5, 175 coins for 4 and 40 coins for 3. The blue mouse offers a payout of 500 coins for 5, 150 coins for 4 and 30 coins for 3. The frog and lizard each have a payout of 500 coins for 5. If 4 frogs appear on the reels there is a payout of 125 coins and 20 coins for 3. The lizard has the least payout and will award players 100 coins for 4 and 20 coins for 3.
Magic Mushrooms Forest Dwellers
The symbols include 3 different magical mushrooms, a variety of different coloured larvae and the creatures that live in the forest. The forest dwellers are the monkey, frog, lizard and a forest dweller that resembles a mouse with a long snout and wings.
Free Spins, Wild Symbol and Spreading Wild
The glowing pink snail is the scatter symbols and will activate the free spins round. When 2 appear on the reels players are given 2 free spins, 3 snails will give 10 free spins, 4 will give 20 free spins and for 5 snails players will be awarded with 75 free spins. The free spins round can be re-activated.
The Magic Mushrooms wild symbol is the purple mushroom and can substitute for the other symbols and create a winning combination. The wild cannot substitute for the other 2 mushrooms or the free spins symbol. The wild symbol will appear on reel 1 and 5. The blue mushroom is the multiplier wild and will only appear on reel 2 and 4. The multiplier wilds can increase a win between times 2 and times 10. The spreading wild is the pink mushroom and will only appear on reel 3. The spreading wild can generate up to 4 extra wild symbols anywhere.