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Growshroom Treasure Hoard icon.
Number 15
Series Nature's Candy Series
Value Poko icon.png × 50
Weight 5
Maximum carriers 10 Pikmin
Location Cavern of Chaos
Challenge Mode levels None

The Growshroom (ソダチノタケ?, lit.: "Mushroom of Growth") is a treasure found in Pikmin 2. It is a large mushroom found in the Cavern of Chaos. The treasure can be found in sublevel 6 and is partially buried in the ground. The name may be a reference to the Super Mushrooms of the Mario series, which is supported by the entry in Olimar's journal and the sales pitch for the treasure, each stating that the treasure is able to increase one's size.


Olimar's journal

According to the ship's analysis, you'll grow into a giant if you eat one of these. I'd like to field-test one of these babies. I wonder what would happen if I fed one to a purple Pikmin...

Sales pitch

Eat one of these and grow to twice your normal size! Perfect for skinny beings unable to pack on any girth.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning Notes
French Champi-pousse Growshroom "Champi" is a short form of "Champignon" and "pousse" can mean "shoot" or "grow".
German Funguider Schössling Mushroom shoot
Italian Amanita gigantoide Giant amanita
Spanish Grandiñón Growshroom
Spanish (NoA) Grandiñón Growshroom