SPORANGIA: scattered or gregarious, sessile on a narrow base 0.3-0.6 mm diam, subglobose, ovoid and angular at the top, or forming flexuose plasmodiocarps, reddish brown, yellow, or nearly white.
PERIDIUM: of two layers, the outer smooth, white on the inside, charged with white lime-granules, usually marked with pale lines of dehiscence, and breaking away in reflexed lobes from the inner, persistent, membranous wall.
.CAPILLITIUM: of numerous white, smooth-walled, rounded or branching lime nodes, small or large, connected by hyaline threads.
SPORES: Spores violet-brown, spinulose, 8-10 µm diam.
HABITAT: On dead leaves and ground matter.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland and Dunedin.