Mushroom Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

Mushrooms are available in fresh, dried, and powdered forms

Mushrooms
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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 mushroom