|Plasmodium white. Hypothallus thick, membranous, common to a group. Sporocarps crowded or in clusters, 1-2 mm tall, 0.2-0.5 mm diam., expanding to 4-6(-10) mm long, yellow or ochraceous plumes, often with a greenish tint. Stalks greyish, (0.5-)1-1.5 mm long, single or 2-10 adherent.Calyculus small, slender funnel-shaped. Capillitium intricately decorated with lax groups of half-rings arranged in a vague spiral with longitudinal striae between the half-rings, the remaining part rather densely spinose, papillose and/or minutely reticulate. Spores 7-9 Ám diam. On dead wood and bark.|
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