Trametes versicolor, often called the “turkey tail” for its resemblance of the tail feathers of this bird, have concentric zones of color, and the surface of the cap is finely fuzzy or velvety. The taste is not distinctive and has a wide range of applicable methods of use.
Turkey tail is renowned in Asia as a source for cancer therapy and a promising clinical study shows that the turkey tail mushroom improves the immune systems of breast cancer patients. Read more here.
To Reconstitute Dried Mushrooms
To reconstitute, blanch in boiling water for 2 – 5 minutes or soak 30 minutes in lukewarm water, wine or consommé. If desired, reserve liquid to add flavor to dishes.
Storage of Dried Mushrooms
Store in a cool, dry place
Our Turkey Tail Mushrooms originated from China.