Mushroom popcorn is round in shape and once popped, it has a much larger surface area and “fluffier” texture than butterfly popcorn. Therefore, mushroom popcorn is better suited to having coatings added to it, such as caramel. The “mushroom” type of kernel is more dense and compact, like a ball. It is used for candy coating, caramelising, etc. It does not have “wings” that would break off during handling or cooking processes. There are varying percentages of mushroom kernels in this variety, depending on how it is going to be used.