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The Instacart guide to white button mushrooms


About white button mushrooms

White button mushrooms (Agaricus Bisporus) are probably most people's idea of what an edible mushroom looks like and are the most cultivated mushroom varieties globally. It is closely related to Portobello and Crimini mushrooms, with the only differences being age and color. The white button mushroom is an extremely popular mushroom eaten by millions of people every day, making up 90% of mushrooms consumed in the United States. 

White button mushrooms are a great source of protein that also provides a variety of nutritional value. One cup (96 grams) includes:
  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B9
  • Phosphorous
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Zinc

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FAQs About White Button Mushrooms

They are all Agaricus Bisporus, just different ages. Button mushrooms are small, white mushrooms. They are the youngest, followed by Cremini mushrooms that are more aged and brown, then Portobellos, which are brown and the most aged mushroom. As the mushroom matures, they lose some of their water content, making them browner.

The simple answers to this question are yes and no.

They are suitable for you because they are an excellent protein source and provide a range of minerals and vitamins, including vitamin D, which UV light exposure enhances. 

However, Agaricus Bisporus and all other edible mushrooms contain a small number of irritating compounds. These include hydrazine, a group of carcinogenic chemicals. The good news, however, is that this small amount of chemicals is significantly reduced by cooking. For this reason, cooking your mushrooms is widely recommended. The heat from cooking has the additional benefit of breaking down the mushroom's cell walls, which are harder to digest if eaten raw, so cooking them makes it easier on your digestive system.

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