Best Practices for Mushroom Production and Marketing
This website has been designed for mushroom growers, packers and marketers. It is a compilation of information on production and marketing of mushrooms from a variety of reliable sources.
Community Awareness Committee (CAC)
The Community Awareness Committee of AMI has created a Web site to address the issues that affect the southeastern Pennsylvania mushroom farm community. CAC works with residents and township officials to keep family farms in the Commonwealth. Click on the site to learn about local growers, misconceptions about mushroom farming, community relations and scholarships.
Mushroom Compost Website
This website provides information on mushroom compost, including downloadable brochures, frequently asked questions and a list of compost distributors.
The Mushroom Information Center
All About Mushrooms, from how they grow, care and handling, varieties, nutrition and preparation can be found on this site. A searchable recipe database contains hundreds of meal suggestions.
The Mushroom Council
The Mushroom Council conducts nutrition and market research for the mushroom industry. Please visit their site to learn more about their work.
Best Practices for Environmental Protection (.pdf format) This manual provides information about environmental protection and management in the mushroom farm community.
The Penn State Mushroom Spawn Laboratory
This site has been developed to serve as a reference for Mushroom Growers by Penn State University. It contains the Mushroom Facts Sheet as well as many useful links.
International Society for Mushroom Science
ISMS serves to disseminate information on new developments and science of mushrooms and to stimulate the exchange of ideas among growers and scientists around the world.
National Agricultural Statistics Service-Mushrooms
This is the home page of the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
USDA's Economic Research Service - Mushroom Statistics
Statistical information on this site provides almost every statistic ever compiled about the mushroom industry from 1966-2009. The information is presented in tables gathered from the USDA, the Census Bureau, Statistics Canada and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States.
Mushroom Education Packet
This workbook is perfect for instructing school age children all about mushrooms. It is filled with information, games, puzzles, and other fun activities designed just for kids. This would make a great addition to any lesson plan.
This is the official page for the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival in September.
The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter
Contains information of interest to commercial mushroom growers, as well as links to other sites.
The Mushroom Growers' Newsletter Archives
Archives of the Mushroom Growers' Newsletter. This contains a link to bibliographies maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agriculture Library. One bibliography is for oyster mushrooms and one is for shiitakes.
Fungus of the Month
This Web site, produced by Dr. Tom Volk (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse), spotlights a different fungus each month and gives detailed information about each type.