(Berk. & Br.) Mass.
SPORANGIA :gregarious, stalked, erect to 1.5 mm high, globose, about 0.5 mm. diam., yellow or brownish yellow;
PERIDIUM: wall membranou, srugose, persistent at the base, encrusted with lime, with small, yellow lime-granules.
STALK: white, buff, yellow, or orange, stout cylindric or tapering upward, opaque, chalky in section, charged with lime-granules.
COLUMELLA: short, conical, white or yellowish, rarely orange
CAPILLITIUM: of irregularly branching, delicate, hyaline threads, often expanded at the axils, with white or yellow lime nodes, usually large and angled, but various in size and shape.
SPORES: Violet-brown, almost smooth, 7-10 µm in diameter.
PLASMODIUM: Yellow or olive-green.
HABITAT: On dead leaves.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland and Bay of Plenty.