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Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) Mushroom History

Also known as Wild Trametes, the Turkey Tail mushroom is commonly found in forests around the world. Primarily, this mushroom grows on the bark of deciduous trees and they are harvested and studied for their beta-glucan content, among other qualities. Interesting to note, In the 1980’s, varieties of the Trametes mushrooms were collected by Japanese scientists and incorporated into new pharmaceuticals, some of which even passed government testing for common use. Making these pharmaceuticals was a rigorous process. First, mycelium was fermented in liquid culture, which creates unique protein-bound polysaccharides. Finally, all the different compounds were concentrated and refined into drugs like PSP and PSK.

Turkey Tail Mushroom Uses

The Turkey Tail Mushroom is considered a immunomodulator and is used in traditional medicine to aid those who are immunocompromised. Full of antioxidants, phenols and flavonoids, the Turkey Tails is known to help to provide protection from free radicals and also reduce inflammation.

100% PURE MUSHROOM

Typically, US lab-grown Trametes is mycelium grown on grain and has low levels of beta-glucan and very high levels of starch. Our Trametes only uses 100% organic fruiting bodies which are rigorously tested and guaranteed for active compounds.

Our mushroom extract supplier is a company with 40 years of experience in the medicinal mushroom industry, Nammex. We decided to partner with them instead of many other suppliers due to the superior quality of their extracts. They are truly the industry leader in providing the highest quality possible mushroom extracts, which are made of 100% pure organic mushrooms with no added fillers, such as starch, that make up a high percentage of the product in competing brands.

How Our Mushroom Extracts Are Grown and Harvested

 

 

Description

  • 100% PURE MUSHROOM
  • No added fillers, starch, grains or mycelium
  • Active Compounds: Beta (1>3),(1>6)-glucans; Protein-bound polysaccharides
  • Certified Organic; Kosher; Vegan; Gluten-free; Non-GMO
  • >40% Beta-glucans, <2% Starch

 

    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size: 1/2 teaspoon or 1 gram

     

    Amount Per Serving
    Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract*± (Trametes versicolor) 1000mg
    Beta-D-glucans >30%
    Starch <5%
    * = certified organic
    ± = hot water extract
    Percent of daily value not established

     

    Dosage

    Adults take 1/2-1 tsp per day or up to 2 grams.

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Keep out of reach of children. Consult a physician if you are pregnant or nursing; have or had a medical condition, or are taking prescription drugs. If you have any adverse effects to the product, stop taking the product immediately and consult your physician.