A mushroom is a fungus and fungi are not vegetables. Vegetables are grown from seeds and rely on sunlight for growth. Mushrooms are grown from microscopic spores in a dark environment.Know More
A vegetable is an edible part of a plant, including stems, roots, leaves and flower buds that can be cooked or eaten raw. Mushrooms can also be eaten raw or cooked and are used for food preparation in the same ways that vegetables are.
Common varieties of mushrooms include white button, Porcini, shiitake and portobello. Mushrooms should be cleaned with water or a damp cloth before preparing or eating. Mushrooms can be stored in the freezer after cooking or in a paper bag in the refrigerator to retain freshness.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies
In actuality, humans consume the flowers of several plants as vegetables, including broccoli. The head of broccoli is actually the plant's buds. Left intact with the roots, these buds open to reveal small yellow flowers. In addition to the familiar green variety, it is available as a purple plant. Broccoli is a member of the Brassicaceae family, and closely related to cabbage, kale and bok choy, according to About.com.Full Answer >
There are no vegetables high in leptin. Leptin is a hormone found in the fat cells of the body, but it is not present in food. Leptin works to communicate to the brain when the stomach is full.Full Answer >
Some vegetables that start with the letter D are daikon, dasheen, dandelion and dill. Daikon is also known as winter radish, and dasheen is sometimes called eddo or taro.Full Answer >
On Ranker.com, as of July 2015, the following vegetables were voted as the top ten items. In alphabetical order, they are: broccoli, carrot, corn, cucumber, garlic, green bean, onion, pea, potato, and tomato.Full Answer >