Monographs Details: Auricularia polytricha (Mont.) 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:Auriculariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro Yapacana, RioOrinoco, N W base of mountain in lower slope forest,elev. 200 m, on rotten log, 2 Jan 1951, BM, RSC &JJW 30607, 30614 [BL]; Cerro Moriche, E base inriverine forest, Rio Ventuari, elev. 200 m, on deadbranch, 20 Jan 1951, BM, RSC & JJW 31029 [BL];Rio Yatua, above mouth of Rio Yaciba, Rio Casiquiare,elev. 100-140 m, on decorticated log, 5 Dec1953, BM, JJW & GSB 36550 [BL]. Bolivar: ChimantaMassif, Torono-tepui, clearing in forest aroundBase Camp, elev. 515 m, on decaying log, 13 Mar 1955,JAS & JJW 1411 [BL].

Discussion:

Lowy (1952: 674, 678, figs. 9A, llA; 1971: fig. 2). Dennis +, fig. 4C.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|