Turkey Tail | Yun Zhi | Kawaratake | Cloud Mushroom
Throughout boreal, temperate, subtropical, and tropical regions of the world. Hardwoods and rarely conifers.
Type of Rot:
Preferred Wood Types:
Oak, tan oak, alder, poplar, aspen, elm, ironwood, eucalyptus, apple, cherry, and other fruits
Known Remediation/Restoration potential:
Known to sequester mercury and filter Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Candida albicans, and Aspergillus species. Has also been shown to effectively break down many PAHs including pyrenes, fluorine, and styrene, as well as pentochlorophenols, TNT, CCA, dioxins, anthracenes, and persistent organophosphates.