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{{quote|Ron had caused a dinner plate to mutate into a large mushroom and had no idea how it had happened.|On Ron's use during his Charms O.W.L|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{quote|Ron had caused a dinner plate to mutate into a large mushroom and had no idea how it had happened.|On Ron's use during his Charms O.W.L|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
This '''spell''' is used to [[Transfiguration|transform]] a dinner plate into a large [[mushroom]]. During [[Ronald Weasley]]'s [[Charms (class)|Charms]] [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|OWL]], he somehow managed to use this [[spell]], instead of the charm he was supposed to have been performing, and had no idea how he'd done it.<ref>{{OOTP}}</ref>
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This '''spell''' is used to [[Transfiguration|transform]] a dinner plate into a large [[mushroom]]. During [[Ronald Weasley]]'s [[Charms (class)|Charms]] [[Ordinary Wizarding Level]] in [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration]], he somehow managed to use this [[spell]], instead of the charm he was supposed to have been performing, and had no idea how he'd done it.<ref>{{OOTP}}</ref>
 
As creating food is the first of the five Principal Exceptions to [[:en:Gamp's_Law_of_Elemental_Transfiguration|Gamp’s Law of Elemental Transfiguration]], it cannot be created out of nothing. Therefore, Ron could only have made an inedible mushroom or perhaps a plate that looked like a mushroom, not the food itself.
 
 
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Revision as of 11:10, 3 May 2019

"Ron had caused a dinner plate to mutate into a large mushroom and had no idea how it had happened."
— On Ron's use during his Charms O.W.L[src]

This spell is used to transform a dinner plate into a large mushroom. During Ronald Weasley's Charms Ordinary Wizarding Level in Transfiguration, he somehow managed to use this spell, instead of the charm he was supposed to have been performing, and had no idea how he'd done it.[1]

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Notes and references


Transfiguration (class)
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Branches of Transfiguration Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration
Notable practitioners Circe · Emeric Switch · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell
Professors Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts
Colour Change Charm (Colovaria) · Change of hair colour and style (Crinus Muto) · Hardening Charm (Duro) · Mending Charm (Reparo) · Partial Vanishment · Reparifarge · Softening Charm (Spongify) · Switching Spell · Vanishing Spell (Evanesco)
Conjuring Spells Bird-Conjuring Charm (Avis) · Inanimatus Conjurus Spell · Bouquet Spell (Orchideous) · Snake Summons Spell (Serpentsortia)
Transforming Spells Animal to Water Goblet (Vera Verto) · Armadillo to Pillow · Bowling Ball to Balloon · Beetle to Button · Cat to Cauldron (Felifors) · Cauldron Cakes to Cabbages · Chair to Cat · Cross-Species Switches · Desk Into Pig · Fairy Cakes to Fairies · Ferret to Feather Duster · Goldfinch to Golden Snitch · Flobberworm to Fritter · Gnomes to Lawn Gnomes · Guinea Fowl to Guinea Pig · Gobstone to Skunk · Hedgehog to Pin Cushion · Lovebird to Love Note · Match to Needle · Meddling Man to Monkey · Mice to Snuffboxes · Owl to Opera Glasses (Strigiforma) · Pawn to Queen · Porcupine to Pin Cushion (Hystrifors) · Puffskein to Paperweight · Small Child to Rat · Small Object to Dragon (Draconifors) · Snail to Teapot · Target to Bird (Avifors) · Target to Matchbox (Flintifors) · Target to Rabbit (Lapifors) · Teacup into Gerbil · Teacup to Rat · Teapot to Tortoise · Thimble to Thestral · Toad to Toadstool · White Rabbits to Slippers
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