Beefsteak Fungus

Common Name Beefsteak Fungus
Alternative Name Ox-tongue
Scientific Name Fistulina hepatica
Family Bracket Fungi
Description A bracket fungus occasionally found on decaying oak and other deciduous trees. 
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
29-10-10 Beef Steak Fungus (Fistulina hepatica)
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Bestwall Marsh

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest

Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
These are the sites where I have found this species:
Site Notes Record Date Report Date
Bestwall Marsh
Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve Present