Also known as Trametes versicolor, Turkey Tail is a medicinal mushroom best known for providing immune system support and anti-fungal properties. Turkey Tail may assist in treating common health conditions such as fatigue and loss of appetite.
As Turkey Tail is know for supporting the immune system it is widely used in Japan for immunotherapy.
Standard dosage for Trametes versicolor tends to rage from 1-3 grams daily, however some studies have noted results at 9 grams (divided in two doses) daily.
Mode of Action
Turkey Tail mushroom works by providing immune support. It does this by way of B-glucans, which are naturally occurring polysaccharides, that when consumed, activate immunity enhancing receptors in the small intestine.
Research shows the LD50 of Turkey Tail is approximately 20g per kilogram of body weight.