beefsteak fungus

noun
variants: or less commonly beefsteak mushroom

Definition of beefsteak fungus

: a fungus (Fistulina hepatica) of the family Polyporaceae growing on dead trees in bright-red shelving masses and esteemed as a table delicacy

called also beeftongue

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“Beefsteak fungus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beefsteak%20fungus. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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