Boletus (mushroom) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Boletus (mushroom) consists of 3% fat, 20% protein, 4% carbs, 55% fiber and 11% water. Boletus (mushroom) has 235 calories per 100g, that is 391% higher than other foods in Mushrooms. In total 11% of the calories in Boletus (mushroom) are from fat, 34% from protein and 7% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 15
  • Very low in carbs Only 1.0g carbs in a serving of 25g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.2
  • High in iron Covers 0.2% of Iron RDA per portion
  • High in magnesium Covers 0.1% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • High in potassium Covers 0.1% of Potassium RDA per portion
  • High in folate Covers 0.1% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion

Can you eat Boletus (mushroom) for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0.2 in a portion of 25g, Boletus (mushroom) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Boletus (mushroom) contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Boletus (mushroom): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Boletus (mushroom)
avg Mushrooms[1]
Calories (kcal) 235.0 60.2
Fat (g) 3.0 0.8
Protein (g) 20.0 5.6
Carbohydrates (g) 4.0 1.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 4.0 1.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Fibers (g) 55.3 13.2
Sodium (mg) 15.0 39.4
Water (g) 11.0 75.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (25g) of Boletus (mushroom) contains:

  • 58.8 Calories
  • 0.8g of Fat
  • 5.0g of Protein
  • and 1.0g of Carbs
  • 3.8mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 22.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.1% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.3mg of Zinc - 0.0% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2.1mg of Iron - 0.2% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 500.0mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.8mg of Vitamin C - 0.0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Boletus (mushroom) you get

  • 5.00 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Mushrooms have on average 4.47g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.75 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Mushrooms 0.60g)
  • 13.83 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Mushrooms 10.58g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Boletus (mushroom)?

per 100g
Boletus (mushroom)
Vitamin C (mg) 7.0 4.7
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 0.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.2 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 1.8 0.6
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.2 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 90.0 40.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 30.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Is Boletus (mushroom) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (25g) for Boletus (mushroom) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Boletus (mushroom)

per 100g
Boletus (mushroom)
Magnesium (mg) 90.0 25.1
Zinc (mg) 1.1 0.9
Sodium (mg) 15.0 39.4
Calcium (mg) 35.0 21.7
Iron (mg) 8.4 3.7
Potassium (mg) 2,000.0 880.4
Phosphorus (mg) 640.0 172.5
[1] average of Mushrooms

Is Boletus (mushroom) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Boletus (mushroom) we looked at the portion size (25g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Boletus (mushroom)

4.0% of Boletus (mushroom) are carbs, per serving of 25g that makes 1.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Boletus (mushroom)
Monosaccharides (g) 4.0 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Total carbs (g) 4.0 1.3
[1] average of Mushrooms

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Boletus (mushroom)?

The Glycemic Index of Boletus (mushroom) is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.2 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Boletus (mushroom)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Boletus (mushroom)

Of the 3.0g total fat per 100g in Boletus (mushroom), 0.8g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.8g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.

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