Mushroom: Mushroom Data Set

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The Mushroom data set includes descriptions of hypothetical samples corresponding to 23 species of gilled mushrooms in the Agaricus and Lepiota Family. It contains information about 8124 mushrooms (transactions). 4208 (51.8%) are edible and 3916 (48.2%) are poisonous. The data contains 22 nomoinal features plus the class attribure (edible or not). These features were translated into 114 items.




Object of class transactions.


Michael Hahsler


The data set was obtained from the UCI Machine Learning Repository at


Alfred A. Knopf (1981). Mushroom records drawn from The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. G. H. Lincoff (Pres.), New York.

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