Because a mushrooms can thrive in a variety of growing conditions, they are available fresh year round. Several varieties of mushrooms are also available canned or dried.
USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.
Recipes containing mushrooms from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.
Ag Facts: Mushrooms
Oklahoma State University Extension.
Facts about the history of mushrooms, mushroom production, and specific varieties of mushrooms: button, portobello, shiitake, and wild mushrooms.
Mushroom Education Packet (PDF | 1.7MB)
The American Mushroom Institute.
Workbook (53 pages) for instructing school age children all about mushrooms. It is filled with information, games, puzzles, and other fun activities designed just for kids.
Mushrooms: Nutrition. Selection. Storage
Produce for Better Health Foundation.
This page contains nutrition information for mushrooms and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Mushrooms, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.
Fresh Mushrooms Natures Hidden Treasure
Web site includes information about varieties, care and handling, preparation, history, nutrition and recipes. Links to News About Mushrooms, a publication of the Mushroom Council for food and nutrition professionals.
Mushrooms: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (PDF | 164 KB)
Utah State University Cooperative Extension.
This document provides a broad overview of mushrooms including availability, selection, storage, and preparation. Nutrition highlights and recipes containing mushrooms are also included.