|SPORANGIA: crowded or scattered, subglobose, 0.5 to 0.8 mm. diam., sessile, often forming short, curved plasmodiocarps, rarely with a very short, black stalk, dull yellowish brown or dark reddish brown.|
PERIDIUM: membranous or cartilaginous, yellowish or reddish brown, charged with brown granular matter, rarely with deposits of angular crystals of lime, when the sporangia are gray.
CAPILLITIUM: of simple or branched elaters, with four or five often indistinct or rugged spiral bands 3-5 m diam., the tips usually swollen and ending in a curved point, occasionally with scattered, long spines, yellow or yellowish brown.
|SPORES: Yellow, minutely spinulose, 10-14 µm diam..|
PLASMODIUM: Watery white.
|HABITAT: On dead wood.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland, Taupo, Westland and Fiordland.