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Turkeytail Fungus:

Can't you see the turkeytails sticking up on this rotten log?

With the morning sun shining THROUGH these thin bracket fungi, they do look every bit like a turkey tail, especially after having just been show a good two dozen of the real thing in a local physician’s office.

The purported medical benefits do not warrant putting these common mushrooms in your mouth. In light of recent poisonings, an excess of caution is probably a good idea.

The Turkey Tail Mushroom (Trametes versicolor), aka Yun Zhi, Kawaratake, Coriolus versicolor | Wild Branch Mushrooms

Turkey Tail Mushrooms for Cancer Treatment? – Dr. Weil

Experts Warn: Don’t Eat Wild Mushrooms | InsideNova

Two More Poisonous Mushroom Cases Reported In DC | News | Georgetown News

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