Sure, Turkey Tail mushrooms have a silly name, but their reported benefits are far from silly. Approved as an addition to standard cancer treatments across Asia, Turkey Tail has been used as a health supplement for centuries.
Turkey Tail mushrooms contain the highest polysaccharide and beta glucan levels of any medicinal mushroom, which means they can help with:
- Immune system support
- An antioxidant boost
- Digestion support and microbiome health
- Liver health
Unlocked by dual extraction
How to use
Frequently asked questions
Q. What is dual extraction?
The cell walls of a mushroom are made of a substance called chitin. It’s a polysaccharide that our bodies can’t actually digest, which is a problem that prevents you from accessing all of the mushroom’s beneficial compounds.
Dual extraction means that our mushrooms are processed twice. Hot water extraction releases some of the beneficial compounds, but some, like sterols and triterpenes, are still locked in. Because we want to make the most of every single ‘shroom, we follow up with an alcohol extraction. Dual extraction ensures that your body can digest as many of the mushroom’s beneficial compounds as possible.
Q. I’ve seen that other products contain mycelium. Why don’t yours?
It might surprise you to find out that most “medicinal mushroom” products on the market don’t come from actual mushrooms. In fact, most sellers have never grown a single mushroom. Instead, they grow mycelium, which is basically the roots of the mushroom.
Mycelium is grown on grain, like rice, millet, rye, or wheat. Many sellers grind up the mycelium along with the grain of, say, Shiitake, and sell it as a supplement. The truth is, what the customer ends up with is a product that contains few (if any) beneficial mushroom compounds. Instead, they’ve paid top dollar for a jar full of (mostly) starch.
Look for the words 100% fruit body to ensure you’re buying the good stuff!
Q. But why do other sellers insist that mycelium is the best bit of the mushroom?
Because it’s cheaper and quicker to grow, of course! The problem is, there isn’t hard evidence to show that mycelium is overly beneficial to humans. Graham (our founder and 40-year mycologist) has made the conscious choice to exclude mycelium from his products.
Mycelium is full of salt and carbs and offers no proven medicinal benefits
It’s impossible to separate the mycelium from its growing medium (often rice or grain) — including mycelium in medicinal mushrooms powders inevitably introduces fillers that definitely aren’t beneficial
Q. Where do you grow your mushrooms?
We grow our own mushrooms in Western Australia's most high-tech mushroom growing lab. But there are some that we can't grow ourselves because of our climate and conditions. In this case, we import mushrooms from certified organic growers. This means our customers get the best possible medicinal mushrooms.
Loving my Turkey Tail mushroom powder.
Customer service is second to none!
Still have not received it
Extremely happy with this product and other products I’ve purchased. Slowly working on convincing the rest of my family about medicinal mushrooms!!!
Excellent service, prompt delivery. Has arrived in 2 days after order. Thank you!
High quality mushroom powder. You could tell theres no fillers. I take it everyday. I also give some to my dog since mushrooms are great for dogs.