Weight Equivalents: Mushrooms

Mushrooms grow in an amazing variety all around the world. Some are edible, many are poisonous.
The common white mushroom is derived from a natural mutation discovered by a Pennsylvannia farmer in 1926.

How much does a mushroom weigh?

Common White/Crimini (brown-Italian)
MushroomSmall10g.4oz
MushroomMedium18g.6oz
MushroomLarge23g.8oz
1 cuppieces/slices70g2.5oz
1 cupwhole90g3.4oz
Enoki Mushroom

팽이버섯
Enoki mushrooms have fragile, flower-like long, slender stems and tiny caps, and grow in small clusters. They have a mild, light flavor with a slight crunch.
Enokis last for up to 14 days. Keep refrigerated in paper bags.
Before using, trim roots at cluster base. Separate stems before serving.

MushroomMedium3g.1oz
MushroomLarge5g1.8oz
Cup, SlicedAverage65g2.3oz
Cup, WholeAverage64g2.2oz
BunchAverage30g1.1oz
Shiitake/Pyogo – Dried

Dried Shiitakes can last for up to one year.


Rinse well, then soak in hot water for at least 30 minutes. The soaking water can be strained and used to add flavor to a stock.

Before using tear off and discard tough woody stem. Discarded stems can be used to flavor stocks.

Substitutes: crimini mushrooms OR enoki mushrooms OR straw mushrooms OR chanterelles OR porcini mushrooms OR white mushrooms OR oyster mushrooms

MushroomAverage3.6g.1oz
CupAverage36g1.3oz
Shiitake/Pyogo – Raw

표고버섯
The Shiitake is a large and meaty mushroom that works well in stir-fries, soups, and side dishes, or as a meat substitute.
Shiitakes range in color from tan to dark brown with broad, umbrella-shaped caps, wide open veils and tan gills. Shiitake caps have a soft, spongy texture. When cooked, Shiitake mushrooms are rich and woodsy with a meaty texture.

MushroomSmall11g.4oz
MushroomMedium19g.7oz
MushroomLarge25g.9oz
Cup, pieces70g2.5oz
Morel Mushrooms
MushroomSmall (2 “)8g.3oz
MushroomMedium (3″)14g.5oz
MushroomLarge (4″)20g.7oz
CupWhole Medium70g2.5oz
Oyster Mushrooms
MushroomSmall15g.5oz
MushroomLarge148g5.2oz
CupSliced86g3oz
Portabella Mushrooms
MushroomAverage160.755.6oz
CupDiced863oz


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