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What are the names of mushrooms?

Scientific and Common Names of Mushrooms
GenusSpeciesCommon
AgaricusfuscofibrillosusBleeding agaricus
haemorrhoidariusBleeding agaricus
AmanitaphalloidesDeath cap
ArmillariamatsutakeMatsutake

Furthermore, how many different types of mushrooms are there?

This is a tough one. No one knows how many types of fleshy fungi exist in nature. There are about 10,000 described species known from North America, but everyone agrees that there are undiscovered species. Depending on who you believe, the known species are a third to a fifth of what's really out there.

Which is the best mushroom to eat?

Note: If you have gout do not eat mushrooms.
  • White Mushroom for Weight Loss and Prostate Cancer Prevention- This category includes the familiar button mushroom, cremini and the Portobello.
  • Shiitake Can Fight Tumors- These flavorful, meaty mushrooms contain lentinan which is a natural anti-tumor compound.

What is the best tasting mushrooms?

Below you can find a top ten of the most delicious mushrooms.
  • Chicken of the woods. The chicken of the woods is a tiny but very tasteful mushroom.
  • Truffles. Truffles grow and live underground just like a potato.
  • Portobello mushroom.
  • White button mushroom.
  • Shitake mushroom.
  • Enoki mushroom.
  • Oyster mushroom.
  • Morels.
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