One Serving of Sliced Button Mushrooms is 2 Handfuls

2 Handfuls

Serving Size:

80g, 2.8 oz, 4 large mushrooms

Alternate Names:

table mushroom, cultivated mushroom, cap mushroom



Glycaemic Load*:

0.24 (low)

High In:

Niacin (Vitamin B3), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)

Possible Allergy Trigger:


Food Groups:

Fruit & Veg

Info Sources:

Wikipedia, Mushrooms Canada

Eat at least 5 servings of fruit or vegetables every day

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Posted by Debbie Timmins on 19 August, 2007 at 2:06 pm

Near my workplace, there’s this great sandwich place where you get to make your own lunch. It’s perfect for me because I can’t stand lettuce. I know I need to eat more vegetables, so I started piling on the sliced mushrooms. One day it occured to me – I had absolutely no idea how many mushrooms I was really eating. It was all sliced up. I had no way to tell if I was getting one serving or five. So, I turned to the Internet. You know what I found?


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