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Beefsteak fungus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Fistulinaceae
Genus: Fistulina
Bull. (1791)[1]
Type species
Fistulina hepatica
(Schaeffer) With. (1792)

F. africana
F. antarctica
F. brasiliensis
F. guzmanii
F. hepatica
F. pallida
F. spiculifera
F. subhepatica[2]


Fistulina is a genus of fungi in the family Fistulinaceae. Species in the genus cause a brown rot of both dead and living hardwood trees.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bulliard P. (1791). Histoire des champignons de la France (in French). 1. p. 313. 
  2. ^ Song J, Han M-L, Cui B-K. (2015). "Fistulina subhepatica sp. nov. from China inferred from morphological and sequence analyses". Mycotaxon. 130 (1): 47–56. doi:10.5248/130.47. 
  3. ^ "Fistulina Bull. 1791". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 

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