- Mushrooms are almost entirely water, yet they’re a good source of B vitamins, selenium, and potassium.
- Mushrooms have more in common with humans than with plants. They have their own immune system, for example, and can produce vitamin D in their cells when exposed to the sun.
Mushrooms are a superfood, and one of the most health-promoting foods on the planet. An estimated 50% of edible mushrooms are considered functional foods, meaning that they have a potentially positive effect on health beyond basic nutrition.