Many different types of mushrooms are used to faux seafood recipes These faux seafood dishes are popular by with the Vegan and seafood lover. Companies like Aqua Cultured Foods and Meatless Kingdom are developing several commercial mushroom based seafood alternative.
The texture of shrimp can be made by using a King Trumpet Mushroom. One of the drawback this mushroom is very labor intensive to grow and expensive to buy in the USA. Perhaps the increase in demand help bring the cost down on the king Trumpet mushroom.
European White truffle mushrooms are among the most expensive mushrooms. One of the reason is that I takes 5 to 7 yeats to grow truffle mushrooms.
According to the food institute recent article of April of 2022, sales o mushrooms are growing at the rate of 9.7% a year. You can start a gourmet mushroom farm working part time for around $3,000 . There is a learning curve like other business. At the present time there are several mushroom related businesses on kickstarter.