Monographs Details: Coriolopsis caperata (Berk.) Murrill
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. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo, Paraque,slope forest at Intermediate Camp, elev. 600 m, 27Nov 1948, B M & LP 27459, 27460 [F&F]; Rio Orinoco,Rio Cunucunuma, Playa Alta, in riverine forest,elev. 100 m, 3 Nov 1950, B M, RSC & JJW 29385[LR], riverine forest near Culebra, elev. 100 m, on log,27 Nov 1950, B M, RSC & JJW 29762 [F&F]; Bolivar:Rio Saca headwaters in forest 12 km E of ranch house,elev. 420-450 m, on fallen log, 18 Oct 1954, JJW &N G L G 90 [F&F]; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui,clearing in forest around Base Camp, elev. 515 m, ondecaying log, 13 Mar 1955, JAS & JJW 1405 [F&F];in slope forest on eastem outlier (Cerro La Puerta) ofCerro Marimarota, elev. 150 m, on rotten log, 26 Jan1956, JJW & J V M 41426 [F&F]; Rio Caura, amba delSalto'para, en las islas 2-3 k m arriba del Campamento"Las Pavas," elev. 250-300 m, on dead log, 14-17 Jan1977, JAs'& G & E D JAS 112983 [LR]. Monagas:Woodland at picnic grounds at Sinclair Oil Co. SantaBarbara Camp, on dead branch, 26 Oct 1948, BM, H.

Discussion:

=Polyporus caperatus Berkeley

= Trametes caperata (Berkeley) Rick

= Coriolus caperatus (Berkeley) Patouillard

Fidalgo and Fidalgo (1968: 32, figs. 15, 16) cited specimens 90, 27285, 27459, 27460, 29762, and 41426 as Coriolus caperatus. According to Ryvarden and Johansen (1980: 287, fig. 98f) this is a widespread tropical species. Dennis + as Polyporus caperatus

Distribution:Venezuela South America|