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Related to beefsteak fungus: Maitake mushroom
(Plants) an edible reddish bracket fungus, Fistulina hepatica, that grows esp on oak trees and oozes a bloodlike juice
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|Noun||1.||beefsteak fungus - 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