Monographs Details: Rigidoporus microporus (Sw.:Fr.) Overeem
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:Meripilaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Orinoco, Rio Cunucunuma, Playa Alta, in riverine forest, elev. 100 m, 3 Nov 1950, BM, RSC & JJW 29383, 29462 [DPR]; Rio Negro, riverine forest near Piedra Cucuy, elev. 100 m, on rotten log, 10 Apr 1953, B M & JJW 34999 [DPR]; Ceno de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, high montane forest 3 km S of Camp 3, elev. 900 m, 24 Dec 1953, BM, JJW & GSB 56972 [CTR]; Alto Rio Cuyuni, Rio Uiri-yuk, La Escalera, vie. Base Camp, elev. 150 m, 25 Aug 1962, BM, JAS & C K M 46957 [LR]; Siena Parima, vecinidades de Simarawochi, Rio Matacuni, a unos 6-7 km al oeste de la frontera Venezolana- Brasileira, elev. 795-830 m, on bark, 18 Apr-23 May 1973, JAS 107160 [LR]. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, W slopes of Chimanta-tepui, Torono-tepui, densely forested slopes along trail from Base Camp to Bluff Camp, elev. 1100-1700 m, on log, 30-31 May 1953, JAS 75600 [LR]. Terr. Delta Amacuro: Senania Imataca, Upper Rio Toro drainage. El Palmar-Raudal Trail, forest near Rio Toro, elev. 270-470 m, 8 Nov 1955, JJW & J V M 39631 [DPR].BRAZIL. Amazonas: Cano Tucano, Rio Cauaburi,Third Sena da Neblina Expedition, Base Camp, elev. 125 m, 19 Nov 1965, BM, JAS & C K M 60252 [LR].

Discussion:

Ryvarden and Johansen (1980: 545, fig. 189). Gilbertson and Ryvarden (1987: 698, fig. 356) considered this to be a pantropical and pansubtropical species.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|