Fistulina hepatica


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Noun1.Fistulina hepatica - a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meatFistulina hepatica - a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States
polypore, pore fungus, pore mushroom - woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore-bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent
Fistulina, genus Fistulina - fungi having each pore separate though crowded
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Hen-of-the-woods/maitake (Grifola frondosa), porcini (Boletus edulis), horse mushroom (Agaricus arvensis) bear's head tooth (Hericium coralloides) and beefsteak mushroom (Fistulina hepatica) were scarce.
Just put a finish on it and it looks like it is 200 years old and as if it 'belongs.' The funny thing is all that beauty comes from a fungus (Fistulina hepatica) also known as the beefsteak fungus," Savoie added.