Monographs Details: Pycnoporus sanguineus (L.:Fr.) 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.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Zamuro Woods, 10 km N of Maturin,on fallen tree, 23 Oct 1948, B M , H. R. Kunhardt,Jr. & LP 27231 [DPR]. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo, Paraque, Cuao River at Danta Falls, moist woodland, 19 Nov 1948, B M & LP 27334 [DPR]; Ceno Huachamacari, Rio Cunucunuma, in slope forest between Camp il & Camp I, elev. 1200-500 m, on rotten log, 20 Dec 1950, BM, RSC & JJW 29977 [DPR]; Rio Guainia, along trail between Maroa and sabanita 1 k m E of Maroa, elev. 120-140 m, on dead branch, 26 Nov 1953, BM, JJW & GSB 36428 [F&F]. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, Rio Tirica, second growth clearing at Base Camp, elev. 500-550 m, on dead log, 22 Jan 1955,JAS & JJW 27 7 [DPR], Torono-tepui, clearing in forest around Base Camp, elev. 515 m, 13 Mar 1955, JAS & JJW 7599 [DPR]; in woodland near Ruman, elev. 1100 m, locally frequent on burnt logs, 13 Feb 1953, JJW 34366 [DPR]; Chimanta-tepui, lower southwestern slopes, Torono-tepui, near Rio Tirica, vie. Base Camp,rich forest, elev. 1000 m, on living tree trunk 25-35 ft up, 24 May 1953, JAS 75580 [F&F].BRAZIL. Amazonas: Rio Cauaburi, base of Cachoeira Caranguejo, Third Sena da Neblina Expedition, 4 Nov 1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60103 [OF], Cano Tucano, Base Camp, elev. 125 m, on dead log, 11 Nov 1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60152 [OF].This species is common in the neotropics onburned and recently killed logs in sites exposedto direct sun. Ryvarden and Johansen (1980: 527,fig. 182b). GUbertson and Ryvarden (1987: 689,fig. 352) considered this to be a pantropical andpansubtropical species that extends into the northtemperate zone. Dennis +, as Polyporus sanguineus

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