are butter cup squash with many growths on the outside safe to eat,

Asked October 7, 2016, 6:05 PM EDT

are butter cup squash with many growths on the outside safe to eat,

Isanti County Minnesota squash buttercups horticulture

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I believe you are describing the squash's reaction to some assault on its outer skin: insects or slugs, birds or squirrels. The squash scabs over the wound. Depending on how serious the assault was, there may be rotting inside or the squash may not keep as long. But the flesh is still fine to eat.