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  1. beefsteak fungus, Fistulina hepaticanoun

    a popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States


  1. beefsteak fungus

    Beefsteak fungus, also known as Fistulina hepatica, is a type of fungus that is commonly found in North America and Europe. It gets its name from its meaty texture and reddish-brown color, resembling a raw beefsteak. It typically grows on the trunks of oak and sweet chestnut trees and is popular as an edible mushroom. Its taste is slightly acidic, and it can be tough if not prepared correctly.


  1. Beefsteak Fungus

    Fistulina hepatica is an unusual bracket fungus classified in the Agaricales, that is commonly seen in Britain, but can be found in North America, Australia, North Africa, and the rest of Europe. As its name suggests, it looks remarkably similar to a slab of raw meat. It has been used as a meat substitute in the past, and can still be found in some French markets. It has a sour, slightly acidic taste. For eating it must be collected young and it may be tough and need long cooking.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beefsteak fungus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beefsteak fungus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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