Fact sheetDiet specifications

Published on 1 Jul 2015

Allergy diet - no mushroom (strict)

This document is part of the ACI Diet Specifications for Adult Inpatients. It is not to be used for patient education.


To provide a diet that strictly excludes all mushroom.


Avoids all foods containing mushroom including fresh, tinned, concentrated or dried.


Allergy, intolerance or dislike to mushroom.

Nutritional adequacy

Nutritionally adequate.


It is not possible to provide a full list of all permitted commercial products; the following are general guidelines only. Care should be taken to read all product ingredient lists to look for mushroom in ingredient list.

Other diets that exclude mushroom include Low Amine, Low FODMAP, Low Glutamate, and Yeast Free.


Suitable for use in paediatrics when combined with an age-appropriate diet.

Specific menu planning guidelines

Allowed Not allowed
Hot main dishesAll others

Dishes made with mushroom

Sauces, gravies All others Sauces containing mushroom
Starchy vegetables / pasta / riceAll othersStarch-based dishes containing mushroom
VegetablesAll othersMushroom
Soups All others Soups containing mushroom
Sandwiches All others


Salads, dressingsAll other salad ingredients

All salad dressings


Breads, cereals All-
Spreads All-
Hot breakfast choices All others

Items containing mushroom e.g. mushroom omelette

Fruit All  -
Yoghurt All-
Desserts All -
Milk and cheese All-
BeveragesAll -
Biscuits All-

Salt and pepper

Sugar, sweetener



Chutneys and pickles containing mushrooms


  1. Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Allergy Unit. RPAH Elimination diet handbook. Sydney: RPAH; 2010
  2. Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA). Food intolerance information for patients, carers and consumers (2014).
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