How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 6

How to Draw a Mushroom

Your Kids can learn how to draw a mushroom by following the images in this easy tutorial.

Expect 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy drawing their own mushroom on paper. Also included is a printable version of this mushroom drawing tutorial.

Bonus: I drew up another lesson with a different style of mushrooms. You can see this tutorial near the bottom of the page.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a mushroom.

Finally learn to draw your very own vegetables by following this lesson at your own pace. …and now for the how to draw a mushroom lesson…


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Mushroom Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Mushroom: All Steps

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a mushroom with basic drawing tools. We will consider the various sizes and shapes within the artwork of the mushroom. The pencil lines in each step is drawn blue so you can identify the most recent components that you will be illustrating.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Mushroom Cap

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 1

    Using your pencil draw the cap of the large mushroom. It is similar to an umbrella shape and is rounded.

  2. Add A Smaller Cap

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 2

    Then, just below on the right side, draw a smaller cap; this time as a triangular shape with rounded corners. This mushroom will be drawn smaller than the first one.

  3. Draw The Stalks

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 3

    After that add stalks under each mushroom cap so that they can connect to the ground. Also complete the shape of the bigger cap that exists behind the stem.

  4. Add Grass

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 4

    Now we are going to draw the grass underneath our mushrooms.

  5. Draw Spots

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 5

    If you wish you can add a pattern of dots to each mushroom for a more fun look!

  6. Color Your Drawing

    How To Draw A Mushroom: Step 6

    Using your crayons or other coloring materials, begin coloring your mushroom drawing.

How to Draw a Mushroom PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Mushroom. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Mushroom Drawing (Easy)

Step 1: Outline the Mushroom Cap

Outline the cap of the mushroom by drawing two rounded triangles.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-1

Step 2: Draw the Mushroom Gills

Draw the outer gills of the mushroom by forming two lines attached below the cap.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-2

Step 3: Add the Texture of the Gills

Let’s add some texture by adding some lines to the gills of the mushroom using horizontal lines as shown.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-3

Step 4: Attach the Mushroom Ring

Attach the ring of the mushroom similar to the illustration.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-4

Step 5: Draw the Mushroom Stalk

Let’s draw two narrow shapes attached to the ring of the mushroom.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-5

Step 6: Add Texture to the Stalk

Add several vertical lines along the narrow shape of the stalk to add texture to the mushroom.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-6

Step 7: Outline the Grass

Outline the grass at the base of the mushroom by drawing pointy shapes.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-7

Step 8: Form the Mushroom Scales

Form several circles on the mushroom’s caps to create the scales.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-8

Step 9: Complete the Mushroom Drawing

Let’s complete the mushroom drawing by adding some color. Use a red crayon to shade the cap of the mushroom. Next, use a pink crayon to color the gills. Then, use an orange crayon to fill in the ring of the mushroom. Use a brown crayon to shade for the stalk. Finally, let’s color the grass by using a green crayon.

mushroom drawing (easy): step-9

Now try drawing this:

Draw a caterpillar near the mushroom to add some life around the plant.

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