Monographs Details: Fomes fasciatus (Sw.:Fr.) Cooke
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: Forest near Piedra Tururumeri,elev. 100-140 m, on fallen tree, 4 Feb 1954,BM, JJW & GSB 37503 [LR]. Bolivar: Sororopan,rainforest, N facing slope forest, elev. 1600-1700 m,on fallen log, 17 Dec 1952, B M & JJW 34012 [LR].BRAZIL. Amazonas: Rio Cauaburi, base of CachoeiraCaranguejo, Third Serra da Neblina Expedition,on dead log, 4 Nov 1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60083[OF], Cano Tucano, Base Camp, elev. 125 m, 11 Nov1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60755 [OF].

Discussion:

According to Gilbertson and Ryvarden (1986: 263, fig. 123) this is a southem and subtropical species.