Volume of sales of the 2021-2022 United States mushroom crop totaled 702 million pounds, down 7 percent from last season. Value of sales for the 2021-2022 United States mushroom crop was $1.02 billion, down 4 percent from the previous season. The average reported price was $1.45 per pound, up 5 cents YoY.
Specialty mushrooms: Shiitake, Oyster, and all other exotics
Value of sales for commercially grown specialty mushrooms in 2021-2022 totaled $87.3 million, up 32 percent from the 2020-2021 season. A specialty grower is defined as having at least 200 natural wood logs in production or some commercial indoor growing area, and $200 or more in sales. The average price received by growers, at $3.88 per pound, was up 67 cents from the previous season estimate.