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Among the thousand genera of available fungi, only a handful of them can be cultivated as edible mushrooms. But before that, let us first learn wha mushrooms actually are? In simplistic terms, mushrooms are multi-cellular fungi. For a biologist, they actually are soft, fleshy extension of hyphae or mycelia appearing above the ground.

Here is an impressive list of edible mushrooms with detailed illustrations of their health benefits and nutrition facts:

White button mushrooms
White button
boetus edulis
Bolete (porcini)
enoki mushroom
Enoki mushroom
hen of the woods mushroom
Maitake
morels
Morels
oyster mushroom
Oyster mushroom
shiitake mushroom
Shiitake
Black truffle
Truffles

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