Table 1: Proximal composition of some edible mushrooms (dry basis).

SpeciesProtein Fat Ash CarbohydratesEnergy
%%%%kcal/kg

Agaricus bisporus 14.12.29.774.0325
Lentinus edodes 4.51.736.787.1772
Pleurotus ostreatus 7.01.45.785.9416
Pleurotus eryngii 11.01.56.281.4421
Pleurotus sajor-caju 37.41.06.355.3
Pleurotus giganteus 17.74.378.0364
Dry powder formulations
Agaricus blazei 31.31.87.559.4379
Lentinus edodes 12.81.04.381.9388

Adapted from Carneiro et al. 2013 [22]; Kalač 2013 [29]; Phan et al. 2012 [101]; Reis et al. 2012 [30].