Beech Mushroom vs. Maitake Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Beech Mushroom and Maitake Mushroom


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We compared the nutritional contents of beech mushroom versus maitake mushroom (100g each) below using 2019 USDA and NIH data[1].

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Calories and Carbs

calories

Maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain similar amounts of calories - maitake mushroom has 31kcal of calories per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 35kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Maitake mushroom is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than beech mushroom - maitake mushroom has 2.7g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 0.1g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Beech mushroom has less sugar than maitake mushroom - maitake mushroom has 2.1g of sugar per 100 grams and beech mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Protein

protein

Maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain similar amounts of protein - maitake mushroom has 1.9g of protein per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both maitake mushroom and beech mushroom are low in saturated fat - maitake mushroom has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 0.01g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin D

Both maitake mushroom and beech mushroom are high in Vitamin D - maitake mushroom has 1123iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 130iu of Vitamin D.

Vitamin E

Maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - maitake mushroom has 0.01mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and beech mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Beech mushroom has more pantothenic acid, however, maitake mushroom contains more folate. Both beech mushroom and maitake mushroom contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and vitamin b6.

Beech Mushroom Maitake Mushroom
Thiamin 0.12 MG 0.146 MG
Riboflavin 0.17 MG 0.242 MG
Niacin 0.671 MG 0.6585 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.67 MG 0.27 MG
Vitamin B6 0.104 MG 0.056 MG
Folate 9.1 UG 21 UG

Minerals

calcium

Maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain similar amounts of calcium - maitake mushroom has 1mg of calcium per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 3mg of calcium.

iron

Maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain similar amounts of iron - maitake mushroom has 0.3mg of iron per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 0.2mg of iron.

potassium

Both maitake mushroom and beech mushroom are high in potassium - maitake mushroom has 204mg of potassium per 100 grams and beech mushroom has 404mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both beech mushroom and maitake mushroom contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Beech Mushroom Maitake Mushroom
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.09 G
Total 0.09 G 0.09 G

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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Beech Mushroom (Mushrooms, beech, raw) and Maitake Mushroom (Mushrooms, maitake, raw) .

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