Portobello Mushroom Nutrition Facts



Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Portobello Mushroom.

Calories

There are 15 calories in Portobello Mushroom.

15

Nutrition Facts
Portobello Mushroom
Serving Size:

1

mushrrom cap (50 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 2.6
Calories 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 grams

Saturated Fat 0 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 5.5 milligrams

Potassium 220 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 2.2 grams

Dietary Fiber 1.1 grams

Sugars 1.1 grams
Protein 1.7 grams
0%

Vitamin A

0%

Vitamin C

0.1%

Calcium

1.1%

Iron

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Category
Food / Beverages > Produce > Mushrooms > Portabella Mushrooms (Fresh)

How long would it take to burn off 15 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 4 minutes
Running (6mph) 1 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 2 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What’s the difference between a portobello mushroom and a regular mushroom?

THEY ARE LITERALLY THE SAME TYPE OF MUSHROOM. They are all Agaricus bisporus, in fact, just different ages: button mushrooms, which are white, are the toddlers; cremini mushrooms, which are brown, are the teenagers; and portobellos, which are brown and much larger versions of their younger selves, are the adults.

What kind of mushroom is a portabella?

fungus Agaricus bisporus

Portobello mushrooms are the mature form of the edible fungus Agaricus bisporus, which also includes button mushrooms and cremini mushrooms. All of these mushrooms are in fact the same species of mushroom at different stages of maturity.

What does portobello mushroom taste like?

Portobello mushrooms have a wonderfully earthy flavor that is often times described as meaty. They taste similar to cremini mushrooms or button mushrooms, but have a richer and more intense umami flavor.

Is shiitake same as portobello?

Portobello, an edible mushroom, is the mature form of button mushroom when white and crimini mushroom when brown, native to grasslands in Europe and North America. The Shiitake mushroom is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries.

Why is it called a portobello mushroom?



Named after a T.V. show called Portobello. The portobello in Northern Italy is called “cappellone” which means “big hat”.

Is it OK to eat the gills of a portobello mushroom?

The stems of large portabella, while technically edible, can be woody and fibrous and are usually discarded (or used to flavor stock). Likewise, the dark black gills can be eaten, but they’ll turn your food a nasty, murky, scuzzy brown, so it’s best to scrape’em out.

Which mushroom has the best taste?

Maitake. Also called Hen-of-the-wood, this is pound-for-pound the most flavorful mushroom around. You could definitely say we’re maitake fans.