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Facts for Mushrooms

Mushrooms are the only plant source of vitamin D. They are a good source of B vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid. these B vitamins aid the body in providing energy with the breakdown of protein, fat, and carbohydrates.

ref: Fruits and Veggies More Matters, Ostrom Mushrooms

 

Fun Facts about Mushrooms:

It takes 17 to 25 days to produce mature mushrooms

ref: Mushroom Council

  • Mushrooms are the only plant source of vitamin D.

  • According to hieroglyphics of 4600 years ago, ancient Egyptians believed mushrooms to be a plant of immortality.

  • First formally cultivated in France, mushrooms were grown in special caves outside of Paris.