Mushroom Quick Facts

Portabella Mushrooms are nutritiousDo you love mushrooms? They are flavourful, easy to prepare and versatile, but how much do you really know about them? Test you mushroom knowledge and see how many of these quick facts you know.

  • One Portabella mushroom has as much potassium as a small banana.
  • Fresh mushrooms are the only vegetable that contain Vitamin D naturally.
  • Mushrooms are not a seasonal item, they are grown year round right here in Canada.
  • Mushrooms are good for you! They are loaded with B vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants selenium & ergothioneine.
  • Always store fresh mushrooms in a brown paper bag in the fridge.
  • Recent research shows that white button mushrooms may help to prevent breast and prostate cancers.

– Brittany

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