Maitake Mushroom vs. Beech Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Maitake Mushroom and Beech Mushroom


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents between Maitake Mushroom and Beech Mushroom (100g each) below using 2019 USDA data.

You can also visualize the comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

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

dietary fiber

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

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

Fat

saturated fat

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

Vitamins

Vitamin D

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

Vitamin B Complex

Maitake Mushroom has more Folate. Both maitake mushroom and beech mushroom contain significant amounts of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Vitamin B6.

Minerals

calcium

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

iron

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

potassium

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


Customize your serving size

We know that 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for most ingredients or food.

Below, you can try increasing or decreasing the amount of either Maitake Mushroom or Beech Mushroom and compare more detailed nutrition at your preferred portion size.

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

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