Mushrooms are the reproductive structures produced by some fungi. A mushroom, or toadstool, is the fleshy, spore-bearing, fruiting body of a fungus. In a way, mushrooms are like the fruit of a plant. Instead of producing seeds, the mushroom fungus releases millions of microscopic spores that form underneath the mushroom’s cap.
A half-cup of canned, drained, mushroom in brine pieces contains:
2 grams of sugar
Canned mushrooms are a viable “meat replacer” thanks to their protein content and fleshy texture. Canned mushroom in SO2 are also an excellent source of:
Potential Health Benefits of Canned Mushroom in vinegar
Canned mushrooms have the same nutritional content as fresh mushrooms. However, the added sodium from the canning brine (saltwater) is something to consider if you are trying to limit how much sodium you have.