Super HTML5 Brothers/Poison Mushroom

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Poison Mushroom
First appears in.. World 1-1 (Expert Mode only)
Origin game Super Mario Bros 2: The Lost Levels
Threat level High

The Poison Mushroom is, as the name suggests, a harmful version of the Mushroom power-up. It first appears in Super Mario Bros 2: The Lost Levels. It is not seen in the normal versions of the game, only being seen in Expert Mode, where they replace all 1-UP Mushrooms.

When Mario touches the Poison Mushroom, he will shrink, losing his Super/Fire Flower ability, or die if he is small. The Poison Mushroom can be avoided by simply jumping over it, or using a Starman to run over it. It cannot be defeated with Fireballs.