Consumption of mushrooms is getting popular all over the world. The health benefits of mushroom consumption are well documented in the literature. Most of the medicinal mushrooms are of wild origin and therefore difficult to cultivate. While button mushrooms occupy the prime position in the world market and it the largest consumed mushroom in the world. Apart from fresh consumption, mushrooms are consumed as canned or frozen especially where buying fresh mushrooms is not possible or they are unaffordable due to less availability.