Sporocarps short-stalked, crowded in clusters. Sporothecae ellipsoid to subglobose, up to 4 mm long and 0.6-1.6 mm diam., shining chestnut-brown, paler when freshly developed. Hypothallus pale ochraceous, confluent and merging into the stalks. Stalk flat, weak, pale ochraceous to pale orange. Dehiscence into lobes, sometimes petaloid. Capillitium reticulate, duplex, consisting of a network of pale, slender, branching, limeless threads mixed with broad, yellow tubules with expansions, filled with calcareous granules, occasionally massed in the centre to form a pseudocolumella. Spore-mass dark brown to nearly black. Spores brown, 12-18 µm diam., paler on one side, verruculose. Plasmodium yellow.
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