The world produced 26.2 billion pounds (11.9 million metric tons) of mushrooms in 2019.
Mushrooms ranked as the 68th most produced food commodity in the world in 2019.
The world produced more mushrooms than strawberries in 2019 but less plums and papayas.
China was the largest producer of mushrooms in the world in 2019 followed by Japan, United States, Poland & the Netherlands.
China produced 19.7 billion pounds (8.9 million metric tons) of mushrooms in 2019, accounting for roughly 75% of the world's production.
Ten (10) countries produced more than 100K metric tons of mushrooms in 2019: China, Japan, U.S., Poland, Netherlands, India, Spain, Canada, Iran and the United Kingdom.
Seventeen (17) countries produced more than 100 million pounds of mushrooms in 2019 including Russia, Australia and Ireland.
China produced more mushrooms in 2019 than the rest of the world combined.
China produced more than 23 times the amount of mushrooms than the United States in 2019.
1 pound of fresh button mushrooms equals: 20 to 24 medium mushrooms. 5 cups sliced mushrooms.
A person who studies mushrooms and fungi is called a mycologist.
Mushrooms double in size every day.
Agaricus are the leading
The most popular species of edible mushroom, Agaricus bisporus, is sold in three different forms: white button, cremini, and portabella.
The most popular mushroom, white buttons represent 90% of mushrooms consumed in the United States.