Oyster Mushroom vs. Shiitake Mushroom

Nutrition comparison of Oyster Mushroom and Shiitake Mushroom


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

We compared the nutritional contents of oyster mushroom versus shiitake mushroom (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom:

  • Both oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom are high in dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Oyster mushroom has more thiamin and folate, however, shiitake mushroom contains more Vitamin B6.
Detailed nutritional comparison of oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Oyster Mushroom (Mushrooms, oyster, raw) and Shiitake Mushroom (Mushrooms, shiitake, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of calories - oyster mushroom has 33 calories per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 34 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, oyster mushroom is heavier in protein, lighter in carbs and similar to shiitake mushroom for fat. Oyster mushroom has a macronutrient ratio of 32:59:9 and for shiitake mushroom, 21:68:12 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Oyster Mushroom Shiitake Mushroom
Protein 32% 21%
Carbohydrates 59% 68%
Fat 9% 12%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts carbs - oyster mushroom has 6.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 6.8g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom are high in dietary fiber. Oyster mushroom is very similar to oyster mushroom for dietary fiber - oyster mushroom has 2.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 2.5g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of sugar - oyster mushroom has 1.1g of sugar per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 2.4g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of protein - oyster mushroom has 3.3g of protein per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 2.2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom are low in saturated fat - oyster mushroom has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - oyster mushroom has 2ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin D

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of Vitamin D - oyster mushroom has 29iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 18iu of Vitamin D.

The B Vitamins

Oyster mushroom has more thiamin and folate, however, shiitake mushroom contains more Vitamin B6. Both oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid.

Oyster Mushroom Shiitake Mushroom
Thiamin 0.125 MG 0.015 MG
Riboflavin 0.349 MG 0.217 MG
Niacin 4.956 MG 3.877 MG
Pantothenic acid 1.294 MG 1.5 MG
Vitamin B6 0.11 MG 0.293 MG
Folate 38 UG 13 UG

Minerals

calcium

Oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom contain similar amounts of calcium - oyster mushroom has 3mg of calcium per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 2mg of calcium.

iron

Oyster mushroom has 224% more iron than shiitake mushroom - oyster mushroom has 1.3mg of iron per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 0.41mg of iron.

potassium

Both oyster mushroom and shiitake mushroom are high in potassium. Oyster mushroom has 38% more potassium than shiitake mushroom - oyster mushroom has 420mg of potassium per 100 grams and shiitake mushroom has 304mg of potassium.




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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: Oyster Mushroom (Mushrooms, oyster, raw) and Shiitake Mushroom (Mushrooms, shiitake, raw) .

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