Monographs Details: Xylaria platypoda (Lév.) Fr.
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.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Sarven-tepui, in Clusiacloud forest in drainage of Rio Churi between Camps6 & 7, elev. 1750-1850 m, on log, 19 Jan 1953, JJW34157 [FSM].
The ends ofthe ascospores are not pinched or
apiculate, as was described by Dennis (1956) for
the species. Rogers et al. (1988) described a smaUspored
variety of X. platypoda from Cerro de la
Distribution:Venezuela South America