In Indian English, the expression mushroom growth is quite common, some sample constructions
There has been a mushroom growth in organic fruits shops in this area.
Advancements in the telecommunications industry explain the mushroom growth in the streaming providers in India.
I have never heard this phrase in American English. Could somebody please suggest an alternative phrase/or alternative sentence construction, which would convey the same meaning.
Population explosion would fit, but it sounds very awkward to my ears.