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

Picture of Morel (mushroom)

Morels (mushroom) consist of 0% fat, 2% protein, 0% carbs, 7% fiber and 90% water. With 24 of calories per 100g Morels (mushroom) are 40% lower than other foods in Mushrooms. In total 0% of the calories in Morels (mushroom) are from fat, 33% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 15
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 100g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0
  • High in potassium Covers 0.1% of Potassium RDA per portion

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

With 0g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 100g, Morels (mushroom) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Morels (mushroom) contain no Fructose, are Gluten free and have no Lactose.

Morels (mushroom): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Morels (mushroom)
avg Mushrooms[1]
Calories (kcal) 24.0 60.2
Fat (g) 0.0 0.8
Protein (g) 2.0 5.6
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 1.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Fibers (g) 7.0 13.2
Sodium (mg) 2.0 39.4
Water (g) 90.0 75.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Morels (mushroom) contain:

  • 24.0 Calories
  • 0.0g of Fat
  • 2.0g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 2.0mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 15.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.5mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.2mg of Iron - 0.1% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 390.0mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 5.0mg of Vitamin C - 0.1% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Morels (mushroom)?

per 100g
Morel (mushroom)
Vitamin C (mg) 5.0 4.7
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.6
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 25.0 40.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Are Morels (mushroom) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for Morel (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 Morels (mushroom)

per 100g
Morel (mushroom)
Magnesium (mg) 15.0 25.1
Zinc (mg) 0.5 0.9
Sodium (mg) 2.0 39.4
Calcium (mg) 10.0 21.7
Iron (mg) 1.2 3.7
Potassium (mg) 390.0 880.4
Phosphorus (mg) 160.0 172.5
[1] average of Mushrooms

Are Morels (mushroom) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Morels (mushroom) we looked at the portion size (100g) 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 Morels (mushroom)

0.0% of Morels (mushroom) are carbs, per serving of 100g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

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

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

The Glycemic Index of Morels (mushroom) is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Morels (mushroom)

  • are Gluten free
  • have no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Morels (mushroom)

Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Morels (mushroom), 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.