Turkey Tail is a mushroom that grows on hardwood, has beautiful multicolored zones and it is very easy to identify. Although not directly edible due to its tough texture, they can be made into a powder and boiled or made into a tincture when covered with ethanol for 2 weeks, then diluted or boiled to remove the alcohol. Contains a cancer therapy drug sold under the name Krestin, PSK that has recently gained approval by the FDA for adjunct cancer therapy due to its lack of toxicity while modulating and improving immune function during chemotherapy.
DRIED TURKEY TAIL
Ingredients: Dried Black Trumpet Mushrooms (Craterellus spp.) - Sourced from USA and Europe
NET WT: 1oz(28g)
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 10g. Amount per portion: Calories 40, Fat Calories 0, Total Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg (0%DV), Sodium 0mg (0%) DV), Total Carbohydrates 8g (3%DV), Fiber 1g(4%DV), Sugars 0g, Protein 3g (6% DV), Vitamin A (8% DV), Calcium (0%DV), Iron (8%DV), percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Used to enhance savory flavors of culinary dishes. Add to dry rubs and seasonings for meats and fish. Season sauteed and lightly fried meals. Add to sauces, soups, soup bases, stews and curries. Add to oils, vinegars, dressings and brines to enhance flavor.
Flavor Profile: Earthy, smoky, robust, woodsy, with subtle fruity notes.