American Mushroom Institute

  • PA


1284 Gap Newport Pike
United States

About Us

The American Mushroom Institute ("AMI"), headquartered in Avondale, PA, is a national voluntary trade association serving the U.S. mushroom farm community and industry suppliers worldwide. AMI has approximately 250 member organizations including farms, packinghouses, processors, suppliers of materials and services, consultants, and academics involved in mushroom science. AMI’s grower members represent about 90% of all U.S. mushroom production.

AMI, governed by a 13‐member Board of Directors, provides services to its members related to government relations, public relations, risk management, pest management, research, and technical services, along with managing meetings, conventions and continuing education programs. AMI’s wide‐ranging technical and professional programs involve more than 10 standing committees and subcommittees whose activities address the critical operating needs of the mushroom farm community. Every third year, AMI hosts an industry conference and trade show (attendance approximately 300 with 30 exhibitors). AMI maintains an active lobbying effort, although it

does not have a political action committee. For more information, visit

Mission Statement

AMI is a resource center dedicated to acting as the unified voice of the U.S. mushroom industry by bringing our member businesses together to provide resources and increase knowledge on policies, research, education and training programs.