Updown Kinoko

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Updown Kinoko
First appearance New Super Mario Bros. (2006)
Latest appearance New Super Mario Bros. 2 (2012)

Updown Kinoko are a type of Mushroom Platform found in the New Super Mario Bros. sub-series.


New Super Mario Bros.[edit]

Updown Kinoko first appear in New Super Mario Bros. They are platforms that, when stood on, either rise or fall a certain length depending on their color; yellow-and-orange ones fall, whereas orange-and-red ones rise. They only appear in World 5-4.

New Super Mario Bros. 2[edit]

Updown Kinoko return in New Super Mario Bros. 2, exhibiting the exact same behavior as in New Super Mario Bros., albeit with different color schemes; light-blue ones fall, whereas pink ones rise. They appear in World 5-4 and the third level of the Gold Mushroom Pack.


See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese Kinoko UD[1]
Jōge ni Nobiru Kinoko
UD Mushroom, standing for "Updown Mushroom"

Updown-stretching Mushroom


  1. ^ New Super Mario Bros. 2 internal filename (kinoko_UD)
  2. ^ Shogakukan. 2015. Super Mario Bros. Hyakka: Nintendo Kōshiki Guidebook, pages 118 and 200.