Trametes versicolor

(Turkey Tail)

Trametes versicolor

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Trametes versicolor, commonly known as Turkey tail, is also referred to by various names such as Yun Zhi (Chinese), Kawaratake (Japanese), and Wild Trametes.

It grows naturally worldwide in all types of forests, although it is primarily found on deciduous trees.

All mushroom powders and extracts are organic, certified according to:

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

More about

Trametes versicolor

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in polysaccharopeptides, polysaccharide-K, beta-glucans, polysaccharides, trametonic acid, sterols, flavonoids, amino acids
  • Acts as a prebiotic and a rich source of fiber
  • Provides a mildly earthy and bitter taste
  • Serves as a natural source of vitamin D2.
  • Finds application in cosmetics as a raw material for further processing according to specific end-product requirements.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • These extracts are commonly utilized as nutraceuticals and dietary supplements.
  • They are ingredients in nutritional supplements and vitamins.
  • Mushroom extracts are incorporated into various food products, including but not limited to meal replacement and energy bars, snack bars, fruit and vegetable-based drinks, milk and creamer-based beverages, sauces and seasonings, chocolates, teas, and coffee substitutes.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Anti-Diabetic effects
  • Anti-HIV properties
  • Anti-Herpes simplex virus
  • Anti-inflammatory effect
  • Antimicrobial effect
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Antiviral properties
  • Bone health support
  • Cancer prevention
  • Cholesterol regulation
  • Chronic fatigue support
  • Digestive health promotion
  • Hepatoprotective properties
  • Immune system support
  • Liver support
  • Weight management support

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

Interactions: Current research on interactions is limited and relatively unknown.