Welcome to the protein content in 21 different types of mushrooms, ranging from 9.58 to 1.49 g per 100g. The basic value from the general description of mushrooms is Mushrooms, enoki, raw which in 100g contains 2.66 g of protein. As a source of protein, this corresponds to 5 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 37 kcal (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.29 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 7.81 g (6% RDA).

For the food Mushrooms, enoki, raw the typical serving size is 1 large (or 5 g) which contains 0.13 g of Protein. For this serving the Calories content is 1.85 kcal, the Fat content is 0.01 g and the Carbohydrate content is 0.39 g.

This list of 21 types of mushrooms, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Mushrooms, shiitake, dried through to Mushrooms, Chanterelle, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much protein in mushrooms.

Protein Levels

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 2 items. The highest amount of protein from the 2 canned items is in Mushrooms, straw, canned, drained solids where the level is 3.83 g per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 10 items. The highest amount of protein from the 10 raw items is in Mushrooms, oyster, raw where the content is 3.31 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 4 items. The highest amount of protein from the 4 cooked items is in Mushrooms, white, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt where the amount is 2.17 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked mushrooms shows that cooking can change the levels of protein by 1.14 g in a 100g serving.

The list below gives the total protein content in the 21 items from the general description 'mushrooms' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 21 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

mushrooms protein per 100g

Average Content for mushrooms

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of mushrooms, based on the list below of 21 different items under the general description of mushrooms, is 2.90 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 5.8 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 44.57 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 0.42 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 9.52 g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in Mushrooms, brown, Italian, or Crimini, raw which in 100g contains 2.5 g of Protein. This corresponds to 5 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 22 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.1 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.3 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 21 different mushrooms nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Mushrooms, shiitake, dried which contains 9.58 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 19 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 296 kcal, the Fat content is 0.99 g, the Carbohydrate content is 75.37 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Mushrooms, Chanterelle, raw which in 100g contains 1.49 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 3 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 38 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.53 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 6.86 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 8.09 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 258 kcal for Calories, 0.46 g for Fat, 68.51 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Mushrooms, enoki, raw contains 2.66 g of protein. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Mushrooms, straw, canned, drained solids which contains 6.97 g in 1 cup (or 182 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 14 %. For this serving the Calories content is 58.24 kcal, the Fat content is 1.24 g and the Carbohydrate content is 8.44 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing protein which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods high in protein.


Mushrooms List, protein Content per 100g

1. Mushrooms, shiitake, dried - Protein
  Protein (%RDA)Fat (%RDA)Carbohydrate (%RDA)Calories (%RDA)
  For a 100g serving :
  9.58 g (19%)0.99 g (2%)75.37 g (58%)296 kcal (15%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 mushroom (or 3.6g):
   0.34 g (1%) 0.04 g (0%) 2.71 g (2%) 10.66 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 4 mushrooms (or 15g):
  1.44 g (3%) 0.15 g (0%) 11.31 g (9%) 44.4 kcal (2%)
2. Mushrooms, straw, canned, drained solids - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.83 g (8%)0.68 g (1%)4.64 g (4%)32 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 182g):
   6.97 g (14%) 1.24 g (2%) 8.44 g (6%) 58.24 kcal (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (or 5.5g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.04 g (0%) 0.26 g (0%) 1.76 kcal (0%)
3. Mushrooms, white, stir-fried - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.58 g (7%)0.33 g (1%)4.04 g (3%)26 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sliced (or 108g):
   3.87 g (8%) 0.36 g (1%) 4.36 g (3%) 28.08 kcal (1%)
4. Mushrooms, shiitake, stir-fried - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.45 g (7%)0.35 g (1%)7.68 g (6%)39 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup whole (or 89g):
   3.07 g (6%) 0.31 g (0%) 6.84 g (5%) 34.71 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup sliced (or 97g):
  3.35 g (7%) 0.34 g (1%) 7.45 g (6%) 37.83 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece whole (or 19g):
  0.66 g (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 1.46 g (1%) 7.41 kcal (0%)
5. Mushrooms, oyster, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.31 g (7%)0.41 g (1%)6.09 g (5%)33 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 large (or 148g):
   4.9 g (10%) 0.61 g (1%) 9.01 g (7%) 48.84 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 15g):
  0.5 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.91 g (1%) 4.95 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup sliced (or 86g):
  2.85 g (6%) 0.35 g (1%) 5.24 g (4%) 28.38 kcal (1%)
6. Mushrooms, portabella, grilled - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.28 g (7%)0.58 g (1%)4.44 g (3%)29 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sliced (or 121g):
   3.97 g (8%) 0.7 g (1%) 5.37 g (4%) 35.09 kcal (2%)
7. Mushrooms, portabella, exposed to ultraviolet light, grilled - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.28 g (7%)0.58 g (1%)4.44 g (3%)29 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup sliced (or 121g):
   3.97 g (8%) 0.7 g (1%) 5.37 g (4%) 35.09 kcal (2%)
8. Mushrooms, morel, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.12 g (6%)0.57 g (1%)5.1 g (4%)31 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 66g):
   2.06 g (4%) 0.38 g (1%) 3.37 g (3%) 20.46 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (or 12.9g):
  0.4 g (1%) 0.07 g (0%) 0.66 g (1%) 4 kcal (0%)
9. Mushrooms, white, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  3.09 g (6%)0.34 g (1%)3.26 g (3%)22 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and pieces or slices (or 70g):
   2.16 g (4%) 0.24 g (0%) 2.28 g (2%) 15.4 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and whole (or 96g):
  2.97 g (6%) 0.33 g (1%) 3.13 g (2%) 21.12 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 23g):
  0.71 g (1%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.75 g (1%) 5.06 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 18g):
  0.56 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.59 g (0%) 3.96 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 6g):
  0.19 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.2 g (0%) 1.32 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 10g):
  0.31 g (1%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.33 g (0%) 2.2 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup pieces (or 35g):
  1.08 g (2%) 0.12 g (0%) 1.14 g (1%) 7.7 kcal (0%)
10. Mushrooms, enoki, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.66 g (5%)0.29 g (0%)7.81 g (6%)37 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 large (or 5g):
   0.13 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.39 g (0%) 1.85 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 3g):
  0.08 g (0%) 0.01 g (0%) 0.23 g (0%) 1.11 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup whole (or 64g):
  1.7 g (3%) 0.19 g (0%) 5 g (4%) 23.68 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup sliced (or 65g):
  1.73 g (3%) 0.19 g (0%) 5.08 g (4%) 24.05 kcal (1%)
11. Mushrooms, brown, Italian, or Crimini, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.5 g (5%)0.1 g (0%)4.3 g (3%)22 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup whole (or 87g):
   2.18 g (4%) 0.09 g (0%) 3.74 g (3%) 19.14 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup sliced (or 72g):
  1.8 g (4%) 0.07 g (0%) 3.1 g (2%) 15.84 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece whole (or 20g):
  0.5 g (1%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.86 g (1%) 4.4 kcal (0%)
12. Mushrooms, shiitake, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.24 g (4%)0.49 g (1%)6.79 g (5%)34 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece whole (or 19g):
   0.43 g (1%) 0.09 g (0%) 1.29 g (1%) 6.46 kcal (0%)
13. Mushrooms, white, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.17 g (4%)0.47 g (1%)5.29 g (4%)28 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup pieces (or 156g):
   3.39 g (7%) 0.73 g (1%) 8.25 g (6%) 43.68 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 9.8g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.52 g (0%) 2.74 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 mushroom (or 12g):
  0.26 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.63 g (0%) 3.36 kcal (0%)
14. Mushrooms, white, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.17 g (4%)0.47 g (1%)5.29 g (4%)28 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup pieces (or 156g):
   3.39 g (7%) 0.73 g (1%) 8.25 g (6%) 43.68 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp (or 9.8g):
  0.21 g (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.52 g (0%) 2.74 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 mushroom (or 12g):
  0.26 g (1%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.63 g (0%) 3.36 kcal (0%)
15. Mushrooms, portabella, exposed to ultraviolet light, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.11 g (4%)0.35 g (1%)3.87 g (3%)22 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup diced (or 86g):
   1.81 g (4%) 0.3 g (0%) 3.33 g (3%) 18.92 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece whole (or 84g):
  1.77 g (4%) 0.29 g (0%) 3.25 g (3%) 18.48 kcal (1%)
16. Mushrooms, portabella, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  2.11 g (4%)0.35 g (1%)3.87 g (3%)22 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup diced (or 86g):
   1.81 g (4%) 0.3 g (0%) 3.33 g (3%) 18.92 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece whole (or 84g):
  1.77 g (4%) 0.29 g (0%) 3.25 g (3%) 18.48 kcal (1%)
17. Mushrooms, maitake, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.94 g (4%)0.19 g (0%)6.97 g (5%)31 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup diced (or 70g):
   1.36 g (3%) 0.13 g (0%) 4.88 g (4%) 21.7 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece whole (or 1.1g):
  0.02 g (0%) 0 g (0%) 0.08 g (0%) 0.34 kcal (0%)
18. Mushrooms, canned, drained solids - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.87 g (4%)0.29 g (0%)5.09 g (4%)25 kcal (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 156g):
   2.92 g (6%) 0.45 g (1%) 7.94 g (6%) 39 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (or 132g):
  2.47 g (5%) 0.38 g (1%) 6.72 g (5%) 33 kcal (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (or 16g):
  0.3 g (1%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.81 g (1%) 4 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (or 12g):
  0.22 g (0%) 0.03 g (0%) 0.61 g (0%) 3 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 7g):
  0.13 g (0%) 0.02 g (0%) 0.36 g (0%) 1.75 kcal (0%)
  Other serving sizes 10 slices (or 40g):
  0.75 g (2%) 0.12 g (0%) 2.04 g (2%) 10 kcal (1%)
  Other serving sizes 8 caps (or 47g):
  0.88 g (2%) 0.14 g (0%) 2.39 g (2%) 11.75 kcal (1%)
19. Mushrooms, shiitake, cooked, with salt - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.56 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)14.39 g (11%)56 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup pieces (or 145g):
   2.26 g (5%) 0.32 g (0%) 20.87 g (16%) 81.2 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 mushrooms (or 72g):
  1.12 g (2%) 0.16 g (0%) 10.36 g (8%) 40.32 kcal (2%)
20. Mushrooms, shiitake, cooked, without salt - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.56 g (3%)0.22 g (0%)14.39 g (11%)56 kcal (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup pieces (or 145g):
   2.26 g (5%) 0.32 g (0%) 20.87 g (16%) 81.2 kcal (4%)
  Other serving sizes 4 mushrooms (or 72g):
  1.12 g (2%) 0.16 g (0%) 10.36 g (8%) 40.32 kcal (2%)
21. Mushrooms, Chanterelle, raw - Protein
  Protein Fat Carbohydrate Calories
  For a 100g serving :
  1.49 g (3%)0.53 g (1%)6.86 g (5%)38 kcal (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 54g):
   0.8 g (2%) 0.29 g (0%) 3.7 g (3%) 20.52 kcal (1%)