Monographs Details: Phellinus gilvus (Schwein.) Pat.
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:Hymenochaetaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Orinoco, Rio Cuao,damp forest, elev. 125 m, on fallen log, 25 Nov 1948 B M & LP 27415, 27416 [OF], Rio Orinoco, Rio Cunucunuma,Playa Alta, in riverine forest, elev. 100 m, 3Nov 1950, BM, RSC & JJW 29393 [OF]; Cerro Huachamacari,Rio Cunucunuma, forest near Camp I, elev.500 m, on dead log, 1 Dec 1950, B M, RSC & JJW29893 [OF]; Rio Negro, riverine forest near PiedraCucuy, elev. 100 m, on faUen log, 10 Apr 1953, B M& JJW 34935 [OF]. Bolivar: Bosque alto humedo alo largo del camino entre K m 119 y 123 al sur de ElDorado, elev. 1030-1100 m, on fallen palm log, 11Jan 1964, JAS & G & E D JAS 92979 [LR].BRAZIL. Amazonas: Rio Cauaburi, base of CachoeiraCaranguejo, in woods and partial clearing. ThirdSerra da Neblina Expedition, on fallen log, 4 Nov 1965,BM, JAS & C K M 60081A [OF].

Discussion:

Fidalgo and Fidalgo (1968: 15) cited the following specimens: 27415, 27416, 29393, 29893, 34935. Ryvarden and Johansen (1980: 166, fig. 52a-e). Gilbertson and Ryvarden (1987: 571, fig. 287) considered this species to be c o m m o n in temperate North America. Dennis +, as Polyporus gilvus.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|