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Small World Mycology

Dry Trametes versicolor mushroom

Dry Trametes versicolor mushroom

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Scientific Name: Trametes versicolor


Common Names: Turkey Rail, Kawaratake, Yun Zhi, Cloud Mushroom

Description:  A polypore mushroom used to make teas, tinctures, and as a medicinal herb.  Beautiful slightly hairy fruit body with bands of multicolored and brown hues on the top, white pores on the bottom. T. versicolor is the source of the medicinal biomacromolecule  Polysaccharide-K (PSK) which is used as an anti-cancer drug in many Asian countries. Turkeytail is adaptive to many types of wood, including some softwoods, and grows as heartily as a weed.

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