beefsteak mushroom

Origin of beefsteak mushroom

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called beefsteak fungus.
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British Dictionary definitions for beefsteak fungus

beefsteak fungus

noun
  1. an edible reddish bracket fungus, Fistulina hepatica, that grows esp on oak trees and oozes a bloodlike juice
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