Chestnut Mushrooms


(mycology as Agrocybe aegerita)

Benefits (reference below):

  • anti-tumor properties
  • anti-inflammatory properties
  • anti-fungal properties
  • slows down osteoporosis

Nutritional content:

  • Calories: 8%
  • Fat: 35.7%
  • Carbohydrates: 14.3%
  • Protein: 50%

Chestnut mushrooms contain vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B2, B3, B5, biotin, potassium, selenium, copper, and folate.

Medical properties:

The anti-tumor properties of the chestnut mushroom can make for a very promising medicine that can be used to reduce the development of stomach and breast diseases. Chestnut mushroom has analgesic and antibiotic properties. It can replace painkilling medicines and it does not have side effects. (Zhao et. al., 2003)


Zhao, C., Sun, H., Tong, X., & Qi, Y. (2003). An antitumor lectin from the edible mushroom Agrocybe aegerita. Biochemical Journal374(2), 321-327.

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8 oz, 16 oz