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Mushroom Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

Mushrooms are available in fresh, dried, and powdered forms

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In most cooked recipes, different varieties of mushrooms may be used interchangeably.

Mushroom Measures, Equivalents, and Substitutions

• 1 pound fresh button mushrooms = 20 to 24 medium mushrooms
• 1 pound fresh button mushrooms = 5 cups sliced
• 1 pound fresh = 6 cups chopped
• 1 pound fresh button mushrooms = 2 cups sliced and cooked
• 1 pound fresh = 2 cups cooked
• 1 pound fresh mushrooms = 3 ounces dried and reconstituted
• 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms = 4 ounces drained canned sliced mushrooms
• 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms = 1-1/2 ounces dried mushrooms plus 3/4 cup boiling water
• 4-ounce can whole button mushrooms = 3/4 cup
• 4-ounce can sliced button mushrooms = 3/4 cup
• 1-1/2 ounces dried mushrooms = 8 ounces sliced fresh
• 1-1/2 ounces dried mushrooms = 4 ounces drained canned sliced
• 1 Tablespoon powdered mushrooms = 3 Tablespoons whole dried mushrooms
• 1 Tablespoon powdered mushrooms = 4 ounces fresh mushrooms
• 1 Tablespoon powdered mushrooms = 2 ounces canned mushrooms

More About Mushrooms and Mushroom Recipes:

Mushroom Selection and Storage
Mushroom Tips and Hints
Mushroom Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions
How to Clean Mushrooms
Common Edible Mushroom Varieties
Mushroom Facts and Warning
Mushrooms and Health
Mushroom History
Mushroom Recipes
Mushroom Photo © 2006 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Cookbooks

Mushroom Cookbook: Recipes for White & Exotic Varieties
The Mushroom Lover's Mushroom Cookbook and Primer
The Complete Mushroom Book
The Totally Mushroom Cookbook
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