Turkey Tail

Turkey Tail- Trametes Versicolor
Trametes Versicolor

Turkey tail, also known as the Coriolus, is a polyporus fungus that grows on dying trees and decaying logs or stumps in temperate forests all over the world. It gets its name from the resemblance it bears to the tail of a wild turkey. Records of its first use date back to the 15th century, during the Ming Dynasty in China. 

It is one of the most extensively researched (medicinal) mushrooms. In Japan and China drugs derived from Turkey Tail are used to aid the body in the treatment of certain diseases. Its active components have great impact on viral diseases, but are also present in a licensed cancer treatments used in China and Japan. Due to EU legislation it is not allowed to make claims about all the possible benefits of medicinal mushrooms, including Turkey Tail.

Main active components

This is a full spectrum extract made from the fruiting body of the mushroom. It has very high levels of polysaccharides beta glucan, krestin and peptide.*

Caution, do not use:

- During pregnancy or breastfeeding

- Under 18 years

- When you are allergic to any of the ingredients or to mushrooms

- In case of a medical condition or use of medication, please consult a healthcare professional before using Turkey Tail.


All our mushrooms are grown on a carefully selected substrate composition, created for the specific needs of the mushroom and its mycelium. The composition is reviewed every single batch to ensure healthy growth and active compounds. The extracts are produced in Switzerland and are blended and bottled in the Netherlands. The extraction procedure is based on a combination of hydro and alcoholic extraction steps using ultrasound technology, ensuring full spectrum extracts. We are HACCP certified and all our products are strictly vegan. Do you want to know more about our production process? Please visit our ‘production process’ page.

Do you want to test our mushrooms? Buy our sample kit!