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Number of edible mushrooms

How many edible mushrooms are there?

7,698,773 tones in 2011

Not too many people know that edible mushrooms are the fleshy and edible fruit bodies of several species of macrofungi.  Keep in mind that they can appear either below ground (hypogeous) or above ground (epigeous) where they may be picked by hand.  The global production of edible mushrooms was of 7698773 tones in 2011.  390,902 tones of mushrooms were produced in the United States of America, 127000 tones in Spain, 198000 in Poland, 10000 in Denmark, 49696 in Australia, 78930 in Canada and 41000 in Belgium.

This fact is verified on : December 9, 2013.





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