Definition of Fistulina hepatica
1. Noun. A popular edible fungus with a cap the color of liver or raw meat; abundant in southeastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Polypore, Pore Fungus, Pore Mushroom
Group relationships: Fistulina, Genus Fistulina
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Literary usage of Fistulina hepatica
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1. Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions of by Robert Kaye Greville (1827)
"FISTULINA hepatica, With. Bot.Arr. v.4. p. 371.—Sibth. Fl. Oxon. No. 1071. —Relh. Fl. Cant. p. 544.—Winch, Bot. Guide, 2. p. 93.—Fries, Syst. Myc. v. ..."
2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and edited by [Anonymus AC02893924] (1863)
"... family beef-steak, we sincerely hope they will be successful in finding the extempore one, Fistulina, hepatica, which our author has carefully figured, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Bath Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club by Bath Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club (Bath, England) (1873)
"fistulina hepatica, Fr. On oaks. This curious fungus grows to a great size at times. Dr. Badham mentions one measuring nearly 5 ft. round and weighing more ..."
4. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1901)
"Cap woody Genus STROBILOMYCES GENUS FISTULINA The genus Fistulina contains one notable species, fistulina hepatica, so called from its resemblance to a ..."