turkey tail mushroom

Turkey tail Mushroom

  • Kingdom………..Fungi
  • Phylum………….Basidiomycota
  • Class……………..Agaricomycetes
  • Family……………Polyporaceae
  • Genus……………Trametes
  • Species………….Trametes versicolor

Turkey Tail Mushrooms (Trametes versicolor) popularly known as turkey tail mushroom. Traditional Chinese medicine is also known as Yuz Zhi and traditional Japanese medicine is known as kawaratake. Turkey Tail Mushrooms are found in every kind of forest in the world, from Europe to Asia, from America to Russia. They usually grow on dead tree boot or tree tops. The turkey tail mushroom is a very porous type of fungus. The turkey tail mushrooms are an edible mushroom species, but because there are a lot of delicious mushrooms in the world, they are not preferred by gourmets or chefs.

You can easily find a turkey tail mushrooms all year round in the form of shelves or tiled layers on tree boot or tree logs. Trametes versicolor (Turkey tail mushrooms) is a very important fungus species for medical use. The turkey tail mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional eastern medicine. Turkey tail mushrooms are quite rich in PSK (Polysaccharides K) components. PSK (Polysaccharides K) boosts the immune system and helps fight many types of cancer. The turkey tail mushrooms are also a very rich source of antioxidants and anti-bacterial. We recommend that you consume the turkey tail mushrooms regularly in order to strengthen your immune system.

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