photograph of several mushrooms

Because 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.

Mushroom Recipes

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Quantity recipes containing mushrooms from the HMRS 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.

Fungi for Kids

Northamptonshire Fungi.

A word search, photographs, coloring pages, and fungi facts all directed towards teaching children more about fungi and the varieties and anatomy.

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.

Fresh Mushrooms Natures Hidden Treasure

Mushroom Council.

Web site includes information about varieties, care and handling, preparation, history, nutrition and recipes.