|Species: Diderma ochraceum Hoffm.|
|SPOROCARPS: scattered or in small clusters, sessile, hemispherical or subglobose, 0.4 to 1 mm. diam., often forming curved and sometimes ring-shaped plasmodiocarps, ochraceous, rarely pale red; outer sporangial wall somewhat cartilaginous, with abundant deposits of angular or round, yellow lime-granules, adhering to or free from the firm, membranous, yellow, inner one. |
CAPILLITIUM: consisting of abundant, simple or branching, purplish brown threads, often hyaline at the base.
NOTES: first colection found in New Zealand
|SPORES: Purplish gray, minutely spinulose,|
9-11 µm diam.
|HABITAT: on dead leaves.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland.
|Scale = 1 mm.|
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