Monographs Details: Xylaria telfairii (Berk.) 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.
Family:Xylariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, intalus forest above Camp 2, elev. 1600-1700 m, on log,17 Nov 1957, BM, JJW & C K M 42051 [JHM, as X.tabacindl; Rio Orinoco, Rio Cunucunuma, near Culebra,elev. 200 m, 14 Nov 1950, BM, RSC & JJW29760 [GJS]; Rio Orinoco, conuco edges at Tama-Tama, elev. 125-150 m, 21 Jun 1959, JJW & LSA43083 [CTR]. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, Rio Tirica,second growth clearing at Base Camp, elev. 500-550m, on dead log, 22 Jan 1955, JAS & JJW 201 [GJS];Sarven-tepui, in talus forest between Camp 5 and baseof lower escarpment, elev. 1750-2000 m, on fallen log,on fallen log, 12 Jan 1953, 34105 JJW [GJS]; Sororopan,rainforest, N facing slope forest, elev. 1600-1700 m, on log, 17 Dec 1952, B M & JJW 34014 [GJS].GUYANA. Upper Mazaruni River Basin, MerumeMountains, Partang River, trail along SE side of MerumeMt., elev. 1140 m, on wet log, 8 Jul 1960, SST,CLT & RB 44851 [GJS].

Discussion:

= Xylaria tabacina (Kickx)

The stroma of 34014 is exceptionally large, 11 cm long, 10 m m diam. and fasciculate. Rogers etal. (1988: fig. 61). Gonzalez and Rogers (1989: 369). Dennis (1956: fig. 35). Dennis + , fig. 6N

Distribution:Venezuela South America|