(G. Lister) Ing
SPOROCARPS: short-stalked, crowded into large developments, up to 5 cm across, bright coral-pink, fading to dull reddish-brown when old, 2.5-3 mm total height. Hypothallus silvery, confluent.
STALK: red-brown, short, up to 0.3 mm long.
PERIDIUM: persisting as a shallow, funnel-shaped calyculus with a smooth margin , pleated , the inside coarsely papillate.
CAPILLITIUM: elastic, often forming a drooping plume 5-6 mm long which is easily blown out of the calyculus, tubules 2.5-3 µm diam., decorated with spirally arranged half rings.
SPORES: Almost colourless, densely verruculose and with groups of larger warts, 7.5-9.5 µm diam.
HABITAT: On dead wood.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland ,and Auckland Island only.