turkey tail

Trametes versicolor [tra-meets Vair-see-cahl-ur]

Give that immune system of yours a hug. Turkey tail is packed with beta-glucans, PSK (polysaccharide-k) and PSP (polysaccharide peptide) and antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenols, to support the body fighting off infections.

Turkey Tail mushrooms contain prebiotics that help the gut microbiome by increasing the "good" bacteria and suppressing the "bad" bacteria, which is very important to overall health and wellness.

Turkey tail is another mushroom that's been used to remedy various illnesses, and let's be real, it really does look like a turkey tail.

  • • Healthy immune response
    • Gut health
    • Fighting off infections due to a healthy punch of beta-glucans
    • Cellular growth and normal cell turnover

  • • Managing stress and fatigue
    • Healthy blood pressure
    • Healthy inflammatory response
    • Reproductive health

Fun(gi) facts

• A 2012 study found that a daily dose of turkey tail improved immune function in women with breast cancer.
• While most commonly found in North America, these mushrooms can be found all over the world.
• Turkey tail contains a potent source of polysaccharide K, which has been shown to boost the immune system to fight infection amongst other benefits.