Monographs Details: Hexagonia hydnoides (Sw.:Fr.) M.Fidalgo
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. Bolivar: Rio Orinoco, about 30 kmabove La Urbana, on bark of dead tree, 19 Oct 1950,BM, RSC & JJW 29228 [F&F]; alrededor del campamento"Las Pavas," vecindad del Salto Para, RioCaura (lado derecho rio abajo), elev. 230-280 m, 15-17 Jan 1977, JAS & G & E D JAS 113567 [LR]. Monagas:Savanna near Laguna Grande just S of La Pica,elev. 14-50 m, on fence post, 3 Oct 1955, JJW & JVM39559 [F&F; this specimen was not located at NY].

Discussion:

Pogonomyces hydnoides (Swartz: Fries) Murill

Fidalgo (1968: figs. 28-32, 61-65). Ryvarden and Johansen (1980: 372, fig. 127f, g). Gilbertson and Ryvarden (1986: 346, fig. 166) considered this to be a pantropical and pansubtropical species. Dennis +

Distribution:Venezuela South America|