|Protoplasmodia and sclerotia orange. Sporocarps dull or shiny brown, sessile, mostly elongated and 0.10 x 0.25 mm or circular or triangular from above and then c. 0.1-0.2(-0.3) mm diam. Peridium membranous, transparent and very pale yellow-brown by TL, smooth, minutely punctate inside and marked with a reticulum of polygonal ridges that are about the same diam. as that of the spores, enclosed in a tough gel that is readily separated and containing sparse refuse deposits. Peridium divided into platelets with their margins marked with irregularly distributed, hyaline tubercles c. 1-4 Ám diam. Spore-mass pale yellow brown. Spores pale yellow-brown, 13-14(-15) Ám diam., minutely and evenly verruculose, without a germinative pore. Dehiscence by a longitudinal slit in the elongated sporocarps.|
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