SPOROCARPS: Forming sporocarps or plasmodiocarps, sessile, pulvinate, 0.3-0.5 mm high, up to 15 mm long, white.
PERIDIUM: double, the outer layer eggshell-like with a powdery layer of stellate crystals, the inner layer a delicate membrane.
COLUMELLA: either absent or represented by a thickened calcareous base to the myxocarp.
CAPILLITIUM: abundant, of rigid, dark brown threads connected by transverse bars, joined by pale tips to the peridium.
SPORES: violet-brown, 9-11 µm diam., minutely roughened.
PLASMODIUM: watery white.
HABITAT: leaf litter.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland, Westland, Central Otago.