Mushrooms are a type of item in the Mario series. They were inspired by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, where Alice changes size by eating mushrooms.
Types by Introductory game
Super Mario Bros.
- Poison Mushroom - acts like an enemy, reducing Super Mario to normal Mario or killing Normal Mario
New Super Mario Bros.
- Mega Mushroom - temporarily makes Mario extremely large and invincible
- Tiny Shroom - shrinks Mario, making him tiny but able to jump very high and large