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How to Draw a Mushroom (2 Drawing Tutorials)

Easy steps in drawing a cute mushroom.

A. How to Draw a Mushroom in 12 Easy Steps

A mushroom, often known as a toadstool, is a fungus’ fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body that grows above ground, on soil, or on its food supply. Because the name “mushroom” also refers to a range of other gilled fungi with or without stems, it is also used to refer to the fleshy fruiting bodies of other Ascomycota.

These gills create minute spores, which aid in the spread of the fungus across the ground or the occupant’s surface.

Now that you know what a mushroom is, it’s now your time to learn how to draw a mushroom in 12 easy steps!

How to Draw a Mushroom (Version 1)

Easy steps on how to draw a mushroom.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Coloring Material


Step 1: Draw the Base for the Cap

Drawing an oval for the cap.

The first thing that we notice about mushrooms is the cap. Now let’s begin our tutorial by drawing the cap of the mushroom. Draw a big diagonal oval shape on your drawing sheet. Make sure that the oval shape must be drawn in the center.

Step 2: Complete the Cap

Complete the cap of the mushroom.

The first thing that we need to do is to draw the neck of the vase. Draw a horizontal line in the upper Let’s complete the cap by drawing the half oval shape on the upper portion. Draw this on the top of the diagonal oval shape that you’ve drawn earlier. Start drawing it from the left side of the base of the cap and going to the right side of it.

Step 3: Draw Guide for the Stem

Drawing the stem of the mushroom.

The next thing that we need to do is to draw the stem of the mushroom. Below the cap, draw a vertical oval shape in the center. This will serve as the guide for the stem of the mushroom. Make sure that the stem will overlap a little to the lower part of the cap.

Step 4: Remove Extra Lines

Remove extra lines on the stem.

Now that we are done with the cap and the guide for the stem, it’s time to erase the lines that are not included in your drawing. Erase the curve line inside the vertical oval shape or the stem of the mushroom. This will help to emphasize the stem of the mushroom.

Step 5: Add Details

Fifth steps in drawing a mushroom.

This time let’s add more details to the stem of the mushroom. Inside the stem, on the right side, draw a not-so-perfect vertical line. Make sure that the vertical line will connect to the edge of the stem that you’ve drawn earlier.

Step 6: Remove Extra Lines

Sixth steps in drawing a mushroom.

Now that you’ve added important details to the stem of your mushroom, it’s time to erase the extra lines. Erase the curve line on the right side of the stem. Do not include the vertical line that you’ve added in step 5.

Step 7: Draw the Gills

Draw the gills of the mushroom.

In this step, we will be adding lines in the lower portion of the cap. Draw lines from the stem going to the oval shape that surrounds the stem. This will serve as the gills of your mushroom. You can copy the given picture on step 7 to make your gills perfect.

Step 8: Add Leaf

Drawing a guide for a leaf.

Hurray! We are almost done with your mushroom drawing lesson. Now let’s add a leaf on the upper left side of your mushroom. Draw a diagonal oval shape, make sure that this will overlap with the cap of your mushroom.

Step 9: Add Details

Ninth steps in drawing a mushroom.

Now, add a V-shape in the lower part of the oval. From the left side of the oval shape, draw a diagonal going down and, on the right side, draw another diagonal line going down. Make sure that these two diagonal lines will meet in the center. Then erase the line inside the oval shape and the V-shape.

Step 10: add Details

Drawing a leaf on a mushroom.

Before we add details to your drawing, let’s erase lines that separate the oval and the V-shape. From the top of the leaf, draw a line in the center going to the lower portion of the leaf. Then add a short stem to the upper portion of the leaf.

Step 11: Add Details to the Leaf

Draw the detail of the leaf.

To make it more real, let’s add a horizontal curve line to the leaf. Start drawing a horizontal curve line on the upper portion.  Then draw another two horizontal curve lines on the lower portion with half-inch apart.

Step 12: Finish Up!

Final steps in drawing a mushroom.

Now that all parts of the mushroom are done. Feel free to unleash your creativity by adding colors to your drawing. In this step, you have the freedom to apply any colors you like for your mushroom. You can also add some grasses at the bottom of the mushroom to look more good. After that, show it to your family and friend. Good job kiddos!

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B. How To Draw A Mushroom In 8 Easy Steps

Easy steps in drawing a mushroom.

Did you know the king of all mushrooms is the wild cep? The mushroom coalesces a thick white stem and a broad brown cap. Around the world, there are many mushroom varieties, such as Chanterelles, portabella, Shiitake, Boletuses, morel, white-button, Orange-cap boletuses, oyster mushroom, and milk mushrooms. If you are into mushrooms, try to draw them by following our step-by-step tutorial outline on the page.

Within some regions of the globe, it is a fun tradition to pick mushrooms. You can turn the picking fun into drawing some of your favorite mushroom picks. Draw some catchy mushroom diagrams as you incorporate the step-by-step guide below.

How To Draw A Mushroom (Version 2)

Easy steps in drawing a mushroom.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Coloring Material


Step 1

Mushroom Step 1

Draw the center mushroom stem. Make the stem wider towards the bottom-middle and narrower towards the top. Draw the sides with wave-like lines. The stem connects to the underside of the cap. You can make the stalk thinner or thicker if you wish.

Step 2

Mushroom Step 2

Draw the oval around the stem. The oval will hold the Curved Mushroom Cap on top. It acts as the underside. Try to angle the curve of the line.

Step 3

Mushroom Step 3

Add the cap onto the oval sketch. Draw the mushroom cap with a large curve for the top. The curve should take a similar look to that of a burger bun top. The cap will be the first part to be noticed about a mushroom. Caps integrate bright and beautiful colors.

Step 4

Mushroom Step 4

Add the cap spots. Mushrooms blend some pretty and intricate patterns on the cap. The mushroom cap spots should be of varying sizes with either oval or circular shapes. Circular cap spots should be drawn in the middle, while narrower oval spots are drawn closer to the top/ sides.

The spot arrangement and wrapping give the drawing a more 3D look. You can get creative with the shapes and positioning of the spots on the mushroom cap. Decorate the cap of your mushroom with different spot shapes.

Step 5

Mushroom Step 5

Draw the second mushroom cap on either side. Let it be smaller than the initial mushroom. Draw in the stem and the cap spots.

Step 6

Mushroom Step 6

Draw the third mushroom stem and cap. Use a long, curved line to enclose the shape. Let the cap feature a rounded top and an oval bottom

Step 7

Mushroom Step 7

Add spots on the cap of the third mushroom. Once done drawing the spots, go over the drawing to darken the lines. Add in some final details for a preferred kind of overall look.

Step 8

Easy steps in drawing a mushroom.

Color the mushrooms by marking the cap red. Use light-colored pencils or paint on the stem. Stems don’t need too bright colors. A mushroom is relatively easy to draw.

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