I live in Connecticut and grow large blueberry bushes. The ripened fruit is getting soft and mushy I wonder if I can still eat them.
New Haven County Connecticut blueberries
Have you checked the fruit for Spotted wing Drosophila (fruit fly) larvae? I suspect soft fruit that does not show a disease problem such as anthracnose might be infested with SWD. There are excellent resources on SWD here:
www.ipm.msu.edu/SWD.htm and here: