"The mushroom is not tasty."
Translation:הפטרייה לא טעימה.
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In the previous question for me, it said "which of these is 'breakfast,'" and it gave me 4 choices with pictures. There was a comments button, which there never is for a pictures question, but when I tried to leave a comment it didn't work. Does anyone else have that problem?
No. פטרייה is a feminine noun, and therefore takes the feminine form of the adjective טעים, which is טעימה. You could say הפטרייה היא לא טעימה but that sounds unnatural. Another, more formal way to say this is הפטרייה איננה טעימה. (technically this is the correct way to say it, but people rarely use that in colloquial speech)
Well, firstly פִּטְרִיָּה is a feminine noun and would need זֹאת, and secondly, you are obliged to use the copula before an adjective only, when the subject is indefinite, like in פִּטְרִיָּה הִיא לֹא טְעִימָה a mushroom is not tasty, in order not to say פִּטְרִיָּה לֹא טְעִימָה an untasty mushroom.
Well, you cannot forsee when hearing a [t]-sound whether it is spelled ט or ת, because the modern pronunciation has become identical. You have to learn the word (or root) beforehand. The [i] in פִּטְ־ is not written even in full spealling, because it is in an unstressed, closed syllable.