|Species: Stemonitopsis aequalis (Peck) Y. Yamam.|
|SPORANGIA: total height 4 to 9 mm., closely gregarious, cylindrical, usually obtuse, curved, stalked, purplish brown.|
STALK: about half the total height.
COLUMELLA: reaching nearly to the summit of the sporangium.
CAPILLITIUM: a dense tangle of purplish brown threads springing from all parts of the columella, anastomosing and branching, and ending in free tips, usually pale.
|SPORES: Violet-brown, minutely and faintly spinulose, 7-9µm diam.|
|HABITAT: On dead wood.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland.
|Scale = 1 mm.|
|Scale = 1.25 mm.|
|View of the Capillitium net.||Magnification = 400x|
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