“Leader of the mischievous gang known as the 8 Bits, Wart used the power of the Dream Machine to conquer Subcon, the world of dreams. However, his distaste of vegetables proved to be his downfall when Mario and his friends fought to liberate the Sobcons from his tyrannous rule. But was it all just a dream?”
In Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Goombella mentions having shoes. Since her sprite uses the same graphics for her feet as all the other Goombas in the game (with only a color change applied), this seems to imply that all Goombas are in fact wearing shoes. However, in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Goombella’s trophy shows a new design for her that adds soles to her feet, differentiating them from other Goombas and making them look more like shoes. While this design decision was most likely a coincidence, there is a chance that it could have been an attempt to clear up the above quote.
“A living, walking, and talking… bit of putty! Faced with a crisis in Shishkebab Cavern, you can multiply the number of putties. Putties search for the treasure chests scattered across the universe, continuing their quest of collecting Putty Peas. Putties are also known for having a distinctive way of talking.”