All types of edible mushrooms contain varying degrees of protein and fiber. They also contain B vitamins as well as a powerful antioxidant called selenium, which helps to support the immune system and prevent damage to cells and tissues (www.bbcgoodfood.com)
- A single Portabella mushroom can contain more potassium than a banana.
- Mushrooms are made up of around 90% water.
- The mushroom is used in many cuisines throughout the world and it is known as the “meat” of the vegetable world (www.sciencekids.co.nz).