A potato is a perishable food item.
Potatoes can be eaten, providing the player with some positive effects, however these will become negative the longer it's left to perish.
|Dangerous, will cause sickness.|
Potatoes can be preserved to extend its lifespan by using a jar.
Potatoes are a cooking ingredient.
Potatoes are often found in refrigerators and grocery displays.
Potatoes can be grown by farming with potato seeds.
From farming.txt (Project Zomboid directory/media/scripts/)
Type = Food,
DisplayName = Potato,
Icon = Potato,
Weight = 0.2,
HungerChange = -18,
DaysFresh = 14,
DaysTotallyRotten = 28,
EvolvedRecipe = Soup:18;Stew:18;Pie:18;Stir fry:18;Salad:9;Roasted Vegetables:18,
FoodType = Vegetables,
Carbohydrates = 14.52,
Proteins = 2.88,
Lipids = 0.15,
Calories = 70,