Monographs Details: Lentinus crinitus (L.:Fr.) 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:Polyporaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Zamuro Woods, 10 km N of Maturin,on fallen logs, 23 Oct 1948, BM, H. R. Kunhardt,Jr. & LP 27233 [RS, as P crinitus]. Amazonas: CerroDuida, Rio Cunucunuma, ridge W of Caiio Culebra,elev. 1700-1800 m, on fallen log, 22 Nov 1950, BM,RSC & JJW 29719 [RS, as P. crinitus]; Cerro Yapacana,Rio Orinoco, N W base of mountain in lowerslope forest, elev. 200 m, on dead branch, 2 Jan 1951,BM, RSC & JJW [RS, as P. crinitus]; Santa Barbara,at junction of rios Ventuari and Orinoco, 8 Jan 1951,BM, RSC & JJW 30817 [RS, as P. crinitus]; SerraniaParu, Rio Ventuari, Cano Asisa, elev. 800 m, on deadlog, 13 Feb 1951, RSC & JJW 57527 [RS, as P. crinitus];Alto Rio Orinoco, Cerro Yapacana, N W base, inwoodland between Savanna No. 3 and Gold MineCamp, elev. 150 m, on fallen dead branch, 17 Mar1953, B M & JJW 34585 [RS, as P. crinitus]; Rio Guainia,riverine forest just S of Maroa, elev. 120-140 m,on rotten log, 28 Nov 1953, B M, JJW & GSB 36462[RS, as P. crinitus]; Rio Orinoco, conuco edges at Tama-

Discussion:

Panus crinitus (L.: Fries) Fries

Species of Lentinus are commonly found on recently fallen logs that are exposed to full sun but rare in closed forest. Pegler (1983: fig. 6). Dennis +

Distribution:Venezuela South America|