Mushroom Cup

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The Mushroom Cup logo in Mario Kart 8.

The Mushroom Cup consists of four (five in Super Mario Kart) race courses of the Mario Kart games. It is represented by the Super Mushroom. The tracks in this cup are the least challenging in the game and often begins with a circuit. The tracks have few hazards and gimmicks, and few turns. The tracks are shortest in all games.

List of Mario Kart Courses[edit]

Game Course 1 Course 2 Course 3 Course 4 Course 5
Super Mario Kart SNES Mario Circuit 1 map.png
Mario Circuit 1
SNES Donut Plains 1.png
Donut Plains 1
SNES Ghost Valley 1.png
Ghost Valley 1
SNES Bowser Castle 1.png
Bowser Castle 1
SNES Mario Circuit 2.png
Mario Circuit 2
Mario Kart 64 LuigiRaceway.png
Luigi Raceway
Moo Moo Farm
Koopa Troopa Beach
Kalimari Desert
Mario Kart: Super Circuit PeachCircuit.png
Peach Circuit
Shy Guy Beach
Riverside Park
Bowser Castle 1
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! LuigiCircuitIcon-MKDD.png
Luigi Circuit
Peach Beach
Baby Park
Dry Dry Desert
Mario Kart DS Figure-eight Circuit.PNG
Figure-8 Circuit
Yoshi Falls.png
Yoshi Falls
Cheep Cheep Beach
Luigi's Mansion.PNG
Luigi's Mansion
Mario Kart Wii LuigiCircuit MKWii.jpg
Luigi Circuit
Mkwii MooMeadows.jpg
Moo Moo Meadows
Mushroom Gorge
Toad's Factory
Mario Kart 7 Toad Circuit.png
Toad Circuit
Daisy Hills
Cheep Cheep Lagoon
Shy Guy Bazaar
Mario Kart 8 Mario Kart Stadium course.png
Mario Kart Stadium
MK8 WaterParkCourse.jpg
Water Park
MK8SweetSweetCanyon course.png
Sweet Sweet Canyon
ThwompRuins course.png
Thwomp Ruins

Other Appearances[edit]

Not only is this cup in the Mario Kart series but also in other Mario sports games like Mario Power Tennis and Mario Superstar Baseball. In Super Mario Strikers, the Mushroom Cup has four teams and three rounds. When the player places in the top three, the Flower Cup and the Konga Coliseum are unlocked. A similar cup is the Super Mushroom Cup. In Mario Sports Mix, it's the first cup to be played in the tournament.

The Mushroom Cup also makes an appearance in Mario Tennis Open as the first tournament of the World Open. It is played on the Mushroom Valley court, and the CPU difficulty is the easiest in the World Open. The cup is the only one to be unlocked from the start.


Names in Other Languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノコカップ
Kinoko Kappu
Mushroom Cup
Spanish Copa Champiñón Mushroom Cup
French Coupe Champignon Mushroom Cup
Dutch Paddenstoelbeker Mushroom Cup
German Pilz-Cup Mushroom Cup
Italian Trofeo Fungo Mushroom Trophy
Portuguese Taça Cogumelo Mushroom Cup
Russian Кубок гриба
Kubok griba
Mushroom Cup
Korean 버섯 컵
Beoseot Keop
Mushroom Cup


  • Super Mario Kart and Mario Kart Wii, are the only game where the Mushroom Cup don't have a water themed course.
  • Through all the games, Mushroom Cup never has a snow or ice themed course.