Nutrition for Beech Mushroom (raw)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More

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Beech Mushroom Nutrition Summary

One cup of raw beech mushroom (68 grams or 2.4 oz) contains 24 calories and 1.4 grams of protein. Beech mushroom consist of 90% water, 6% carbohydrates, 2% protein, and less than 1% of fat.

Beech mushroom is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including Vitamin D and potassium. It also contains significant amounts of choline.

In one cup of raw beech mushroom:

  • Calories: 24
  • Protein: 1.4 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.1 g
  • Fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar, saturated fat, cholesterol or sodium in beech mushroom.

See the Beech Mushroom Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Mushrooms, beech, raw.

Calories in Beech Mushroom

Beech mushroom has 24 calories per cup or 35 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and protein.

72% of calories in beech mushroom are from carbohydrates, 25% of calories are from protein and 4% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 72% of the calories in raw beech mushroom are from carbohydrates. The carbs in beech mushroom are mostly in the form of dietary fiber (100%). 1 cup of beech mushroom has 0% of daily values or 0.1 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar or starch in beech mushroom.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 4% the calories in raw Beech Mushroom are from fat. Beech mushroom is very low in total fat, with 0.1 grams per cup. Most of the fat in beech mushroom are healthier unsaturated fats.

Beech mushroom is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

  • Total fat: 0.1 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol, trans fat, saturated fat or monounsaturated fat in beech mushroom.

Omega-6 in Beech Mushroom

A source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of beech mushroom contains a total of 0.1 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in beech mushroom comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid. [2]

  • linoleic acid: 0.06 g

Calories Similar to Beech Mushroom

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Protein in Beech Mushroom

One cup of Beech Mushroom has 1.4 grams of protein or about 3% of daily recommended intake. Beech mushroom is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 1.36 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine or histidine in beech mushroom.

Protein Similar to Beech Mushroom

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Vitamins and Minerals in Beech Mushroom

An good source of nutrients, raw beech mushroom contains abundant amounts of potassium. In fact, a single cup of beech mushroom contains 12% of recommended daily values or 274.7 milligrams of potassium.

Vitamins in beech mushroom (1 cup):
  • Thiamin: 0.1 mg
  • Riboflavin: 0.1 mg
  • Niacin: 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin b6: 0.1 mg
  • Folate: 6.2 ug
Minerals in beech mushroom (1 cup):
  • Calcium: 2 mg
  • Potassium: 274.7 mg
  • Iron: 0.1 mg
  • Magnesium: 0.7 mg
  • Zinc: 0.4 mg
  • Copper: < 0.1 mg
  • Manganese: 0.1 mg
  • Choline: 34.7 mg
There is no significant amounts of selenium, phosphorus, vitamin a, pantothenic acid, vitamin c, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in beech mushroom.

Similar to Beech Mushroom for Potassium

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Beech Mushroom Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Beech Mushroom in Cooking

Most recipes call for one or two cups of beech mushroom.

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