Turkey Tail Plugs - (Trametes versicolor)

$10.00

We are excited to announce that we are now able to ship spawn worldwide. If you are ordering spawn from a different country other than United States, before you place an order, please check with your plant quarantine at the department of agriculture about what species of mushroom spawn you are able to import into your country. This also goes for United States Territories: US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Hawaii.

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Turkey Tail is a mushroom that grows on hardwood, has beautiful multicolored zones and it is very easy to identify. Although not directly edible due to its tough texture, they can be made into a powder and boiled or made into a tincture when covered with ethanol for 2 weeks, then diluted or boiled to remove the alcohol. Contains a cancer therapy drug sold under the name Krestin, PSK that has recently gained approval by the FDA for adjunct cancer therapy due to its lack of toxicity while modulating and improving immune function during chemotherapy. Approximately 100 plugs by weight.

Edibility and Taste: Tough, but sweet, better powdered.
Grows On: Hardwood and other logs: lder, ash, aspen, beech, birch, chestnut, elm, eucalyptus, hickory, honey locust, maple, oak, plum, poplar, sweetgum, pecan, walnut, ironwood, cherry. Soon when we get the right strain also douglas fir, fir, pinon pine, spruce. 
Fruiting Temps: 70F - Wild fruiting typically late summer and persisting all winter.
Availability: Year-round

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