Monographs Details: Trametes membranacea (Sw.:Fr.) Kreisel
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: Rio Guainia, high forest4 km N of Maroa, elev. 120-140 m, on log, 7 Oct1957, BM, JJW & William Keith ^7770 [OF, as P.membranaceus]; Rio Siapa, Sabana Hechimoni, elev.120 m, on dead tree trunk, 25 Jul 1959, JJW & LSA43629 [F&F, as P. membranaceus]. Bolfvar: Rio Sacaheadwaters in forest 12 k m E of ranch house, elev.420-450 m, on fallen log, 18 Oct 1954, JJW & N G LG84 [ALW, as Coriolus membranaceus]; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, clearing in forest around Base Camp, elev. 515 m, on decaying log, 13 Mar 1955, JAS &JJW 1403 [OF, as P. membranaceus]; Sarven-tepui,slopes and talus forest, near Camp 9, elev. 1200 m, on fallen log, 9 Feb 1953, JJW 34354 [LR].BRAZIL. Amapa: Sena do Navio, on slopes of Macaco(general vicinity of D-11), heavily forested hills,70-300 m, 10 Nov 1954, RSC 38229 [LR, as T. cfmembranacea].

Discussion:

According to Gilbertson and Ryvarden (1987: 748, fig. 385) this is a species of tropical America

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|