They come in all shapes, sizes and colors, and are found in many ready-made meals.
Mushrooms are low in carbs, almost fat-free and rich in proteins. They are low in calories and contain about 15 vitamins and minerals like vitamin B6, magnesium, zinc and potassium. They are also rich in antioxidants such as ergothioneine and selenium, two of the anti-inflammatory compounds. Finally, they also even contain some vitamin D.
Button mushrooms contain the most potassium, while the cremini and portobello mushrooms contain the most antioxidant ergothioneine. The oyster mushrooms and shiitakes are the most rich in fibers and the raw maitakes are among the richest in vitamin D.