|SPORANGIA: total height 1.5 to 3 mm., stalked, rarely sessile, gregarious or crowded, turbinate, 0.6 to 0.8 mm. diam., shining olive or yellowish brown.|
PERIDIUM: wall yellow, membranous, of two layers; upper part of the wall often forming a cap of thinner texture which breaks up leaving a circular opening.
STALK: cylindrical, furrowed, 0.1 to 1 mm. long, olive or dark brown, filled to the base with spore-like cells.
CAPILLITIUM: of simple or branched, smooth, olivaceous brown elaters 4.5-5.5 µm. wide, marked with four or five spiral bands, gradually tapering into long, slender points.
|SPORES: Yellowish brown in mass, either closely and often irregularly reticulate, or minutely warted, 9-12 µm diam..|
PLASMODIUM: Rose-colored or white.
|HABITAT: On dead wood.|
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Wanganui, Fiordland, Mid Canterbury and Dunedin.