Turkey Tail Mushrooms are native to Asia but have been naturalized to grow around the world. Its unique name has been derived from the mushroom's resemblance to the tail of a turkey, due to its shape and colour. Some species of this mushroom can have very bright, vivid colours.
The turkey tail mushroom has been used in traditional Asian medicine for centuries. It is believed to be packed with antioxidants which may help boost the immune system and energy levels. This mushroom can be brewed into tea.
The Turkey Tail Mushroom is said to taste slightly bitter and earthy.
Botanical Name: Trametes versicolor
Also known as: Coriolus versicolor, Polyporus versicolor, Wild Turkey, Yun Zhi, 火鸡尾蘑菇, فطر ذيل الديك الرومي