Monographs Details: Xylaria corniculata Sacc.
Authority: Rogerson, Clark T., et al. 1990. Fungi collected by Bassett Maguire and collabora tors in the Guayana Highland, 1944-1983. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 64: 130-164.
Family:Xylariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Negro, riverine forestnear Piedra Cucuy, elev. 100 m, on old lecythidaceouscapsule, 10 Apr 1953, B M & JJW 34989 [GJS].

Discussion:

This collection matches X. cf. corniculata as described by Gonzalez and Rogers (1989), which is morphologically close to X. scruposa (Fries) Fries. It differs from X. scruposa sensu Rogers et al. (1988) in having a shredding brown outer layer; ascospores and stromatal morphology are as in that species. The germ slit in this material is oblique and less than full spore length.

Gonzalez and Rogers (1989: figs. 28, 29).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|