Monographs Details: Cookeina tricholoma (Mont.) Kuntze
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:Sarcoscyphaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Negro, riverine forestnear Piedra Cucuy, elev. 100 m, on log, 10 Apr1953, B M & JJW 34990 [CTR]; Rio Orinoco, conucoedges at Tama-Tama, elev. 125-150 m, on rotten twig, 21 Jun 1959, JJW & LSA 43099 [KPD]; Rio Guainia, 1-1.5 mi E of Maroa, elev. 100-140 m, 3 Jul 1959, JJW & LSA 43303 [KPD]; Rio Casiquiare, Solano- San Carlos trail near Solano, elev. 100-130 m, on dead branches, 10 Jul 1959, JJW & LSA 43401 [KPD].BRAZIL. Amazonas: Cano Tucano, Rio Cauaburi,Third Serra da Neblina Expedition, Base Camp, elev.125 m, on log, 11 Nov 1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60150[KPD].GUYANA. Upper Mazaruni River Basin, secondfalls of Partang River about 12 mi above mouth, elev.580 m, 24 Jun 1960, SST, SLT & R B 43916 [CTR].SURINAM. Nassau mountains. Plateau A, MarowijneRiver, elev. 400-550 m, 31 Dec 1954, BM, RSC& JCL 39052, 39053 [KPD].

Discussion:

This is a most conspicuous operculate discomycete, frequent in Amazonian areas of low elevation. Denison (1967: 310, figs. 3, 5,6). Dennis + , fig. 7U.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| Guyana South America| Suriname South America|