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Mushrooms health facts


The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA) represents the interests of commercial mushroom farmers and all the information supplied below relates to Agaricus bisporus (white button mushrooms) and Agaricus bisporus syn. A. brunnescens (brown mushrooms: Portabella and Portabellini) the most common commercially grown mushrooms in the west and 99% of the South African mushroom industry.


One serving of mushrooms (100g) is the equivalent of (4-5 button mushrooms/1 big flat brown mushroom)


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