About Us

Today, mushrooms are commercially produced in virtually every state. The Mushroom Council plays an important role in the national promotion of those fresh mushrooms.

The Mushroom Council is composed of fresh market producers or importers who average more than 500,000 pounds of mushrooms produced or imported annually. The mushroom program is authorized by the Mushroom Promotion, Research and Consumer Information Act of 1990 and is administered by the Mushroom Council under the supervision of the Agricultural Marketing Service. Research and promotion programs help to expand, maintain and develop markets for individual agricultural commodities in the United States and abroad. These industry programs are requested and funded by the industry groups that they serve.

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    • What should you look for when picking out mushrooms? 🤔 Choose mushrooms that are firm with a fresh, smooth appearance. Then, store them in their original packaging or a porous paper bag to prolong shelf life!
    • @umamigirl knows her umami! This Shrimp Skillet With Kale and Shiitakes combines delicious flavors and textures into one quick, simple recipe.
    • Back on that back-to-school grind? 😅We wrote a blog just for you! Head to mushroomcouncil.com to find easy dinner ideas and tips for keeping your weeknight family time intact.
    • Bring some fun to dinner time with these flaky Mushroom Chicken Parmesan Hand Pies from @blenditarian! Find the recipe on blenditarian.com.
    • Remove the stems and stuff the caps, or simply slice and saute them for a delicious addition to any dish! What's your favorite way to eat mushrooms?
    • It tastes as good as it looks. 😍 Find the recipe for this Hummus Toast With Marinated Mushrooms on our site 👉 mushroomcouncil.com!