(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.