Antibiotic. The Birch Polypore contains the antibiotic piptamine which has been used to treat e-coli
Anti inflammatory. There are several triterpene acids present and these are known anti inflammatories. Protects the gut microbiome
Anti Tumor. Betulinic acid and other chemicals in the fungi have been shown to cause apoptosis, the destruction of cancer cells while not affecting healthy cells.
Antiseptic. For cleaning wounds and being an aid to healing.
Antifungal. This mushroom does not like to share its habitat with other mush rooms and contains some powerful antifungals.
Stiptic. The fungus has stiptic properties (it staunches bleeding).