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Turkey Tail Mushroom: About, Benefits & How to Take

Health mushrooms have been used for thousands of years, particularly in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for their potential to boost human health. 

Numerous scientific experiments and research articles have confirmed these benefits, with each species of mushroom possessing their own special benefit.

Turkey Tail mushroom is one of the most popular species for its particularly impressive properties, which have helped propel wellbeing potentials in a multitude of ways. 

So, without further ado, here's what makes this mushroom special... 

What is Turkey Tail mushroom?

Also known as Yun Zhi, this medicinal mushroom is packed full of potential.

As the most well-studied mushroom in the world, there have been thousands of published studies that demonstrate the significant immuno-modulating properties of Turkey Tail. 

In Japan, this fungus has been traditionally used as a folk remedy for cancer patients as medicine, predominantly used to strengthen the immune system. 

What are the potential benefits?

In the eyes of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this fungus is sweet and slightly bitter in flavour and slightly warm in nature. It's function predominantly targets the spleen, kidney and bladder meridians.

Turkey Tail has been known to potentially tonify the spleen, resolve dampness and phlegm, nourish liver and kidney yin, clear heat, nourish the mind, enhance energy, benefit lung function, fight fatigue and chronic diseases. 

Some Western potential benefits of consuming this fungus include:

  • Potential to help STD's
  • Boost the immune system
  • Enhance gut health
  • Reduce damage caused by oxidative stress
  • Increase natural killer cell activity 
  • Improve sexual organ health


How can I take Turkey Tail mushroom?

The best thing about health mushrooms is that they can be used in a multitude of ways, whatever your preference. 

There are a few different ways to consume this 'shroom to help boost your wellness: 


Each capsule contains 450mg of organic Turkey Tail mushroom, making them a highly concentrated supplement to ensure you receive the health benefits of the mushroom. 

A daily recommendation is 3 capsules, 1-3 times daily to support your health & wellbeing goals. 


This form of Turkey Tail mushroom can be added to any meal/drink in the form of a food supplement (excl. citrus products). 

A daily recommendation is 2g of powder (2 heaped spoons), 1-3 times daily with or without food. 



Now that you've got a number of ways to use this mushroom, start your journey towards a healthier lifestyle with the help of 'shrooms!

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For any further queries regarding our health mushroom supplements or any other products, please email info@mycologynutrition.com and we'll be happy to help. 

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