Rotten Mushroom

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Not to be confused with Rotten Mush or Poison Mushroom.
Rotten Mushroom
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A Rotten Mushroom in the New Super Mario Bros. U style
A sickly mushroom with glowing eyes and a skull-like cap

First appearance

Super Mario Maker 2 (2019)

Rotten Mushrooms[1] are purple, skull shaped mushrooms that appear in Super Mario Maker 2. They replace 1-Up Mushrooms when the night mode is activated. Unlike most mushrooms, Rotten Mushrooms actively pursue the player. Due to this and their design, they likely have a negative effect. Their skull-like design and role as an "evil" counterpart to "good" mushrooms makes them comparable to the Poison Mushroom, Zombie Shroom, and Ghoul Shroom.

The Super Mario World sprite appears to be inspired by the face of the fireballs used by Bowser in said game.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese くさったキノコ
Kusatta Kinoko
Rotten Mushroom
Spanish Champiñón rancio Rancid Mushroom
French Champignon pourri Rotten Mushroom
Dutch Bedorven paddenstoel[2] Spoiled mushroom
German Faulpilz Rotten Mushroom
Italian Fungo marcio Rotten Mushroom
Russian Гнилогриб[3]
From гниль (rot) and гриб (mushroom).
Chinese 腐爛蘑菇[4]
Fǔlàn mógū
Rotten Mushroom


  1. ^ Nintendo Direct, May 15, 2019
  2. ^ Nintendo Nederland. (May 15, 2019). Super Mario Maker 2 Direct - 16 mei 2019. Youtube. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  3. ^ NintendoRU. (May 15, 2019). Super Mario Maker 2 Direct - 16/05/2019. Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  4. ^ Nintendo HK. (May 17, 2019). 《Super Mario Maker 2 (超級瑪利歐創作家 2)》Direct 2019.5.16. YouTube. Retrieved May 21, 2019.