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turkey tail bracket fungus in the woods of British Columbia, Canada
November 2, 2014

Turning Tail

Turkey tail mushrooms, a type of bracket fungi, are spied on a fall day in Belcarra, British Columbia, Canada. Known particularly in Chinese medicine for its healing properties, the mushroom is believed to strengthen the immune system against disease and infection.

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Photograph by Lance Isackson, National Geographic Your Shot

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