Trying to do a good deed, and surprise his wife, Fibber brings home a bag of mushrooms he picked himself. Molly suspects the little button mushrooms might be toadstools. What will Alice Darling think when she pops in to tell about her dating life. a phone call finds Fibber chatting with Myrt the phone operator, to learn about how her Old man is higher than a kite again. After a clash with the hall closet, we listen to a soft dance number from Billy Mills.
How does Fibber ever manage to find anything in his cluttered closet? He explains his organization scheme, then calls on Beulah to cook up his batch of mushrooms. Will they go well with the grouse… or is that grease, if they’re plural? Not only is Beulah doubtful, Harlow Wilcox is reluctant to stay for dinner. But first a quick phone call home, and plug for the sponsor.
Getting resistance about his mushrooms, Fibber is all the more stubborn about having them. Teeny visits, and hears Fibbers tale about toadstools and mushrooms. Will the fantasy story hold water with Teeny’s scientific mind? The Kingsmen sing, Carolina.
While Fibber looks forward to his dinner of steak and mushrooms, Molly fears for his life, but will doc Gamble side for her, or Fibber when he learns the origin of the tasty morsels? Warnings of self picked mushrooms abound through the show. Molly and doc enjoy their steak, but keep a suspicious eye on Fibber. Will he be proved out? Or is there an untold twist to this tale?