Table 3: Fatty acids content of some edible mushrooms.

SpeciesFatty acid (g/100 g fresh weight)
Palmitic (C16:0)Stearic (C18:0)Oleic (C18:1)Linoleic (C18:2)Linolenic (C18:3)

Agaricus bisporus 11.93.11.177.70.1
Lentinus edodes 10.31.62.381.10.1
Pleurotus ostreatus 11.21.612.368.90.1
Pleurotus eryngii 12.81.712.368.80.1
Dry powder formulations
Agaricus blazei 11.382.81.8572.42nd
Lentinus edodes 11.781.093.2878.590.59

Adapted from Carneiro et al. 2013 [22]; Reis et al. 2012 [30]. Nd, not detected.