The box turtle can eat earthworms, snails, grubs and beetles as well as caterpillars, carrion and grasses. Box turtles are omnivorous and they can also feed on fallen fruit, berries and mushrooms in addition to flowers.
Box turtles eat a lot of foods high in protein. These foods can include eggs, earthworms, strawberries, and even poisonous mushrooms. The poisonous mushrooms do not harm the turtle but could harm you if you eat the turtle.