Goombas, known in as Kuribo, are a fictional mushroom-like from Nintendo’s Mario franchise.

They first appeared in the NES video game Super Mario Bros. as the first enemy players encounter.

They have appeared outside video games, including in , , and other .

They are usually brown and are most commonly seen walking around aimlessly, often as an obstacle, in video games.

They were included late in the development of Super Mario Bros. as a simple, easy-to-defeat enemy.