(Alb. & Schwein.) Fr
SPOROCARPS: stalked or sessile sporangia or short plasmodiocarps. Scattered to gregarious up to 1.5 mm tall, appearing globose or depressed-globose, or discoid and deeply umbilicate below. 0.3 to 1.0 mm in diameter.
STALK: stout calcareous, usually fluted, white, very short and buried in the umbilicus or even lacking, but can be up to two thirds the total height of the fruiting body. Hypothallus: discoid, membranous to nearly colourless to white.
PERIDIUM: membranous, slightly iridescent, transparent usually covered with a thick, white crust of stellate lime crystals that can from a reticulate surface.
COLUMELLA: white or pale, discoid or hemispherical.
CAPILLITIUM: variable the threads slender or coarse, simple or branching, colourless or pallid.
SPORES: Black in mass, dark violaceous brown by transmitted light, minutely warted or spiny. 8 to 11 µm in diameter.
PLASMODIUM: Colourless, white or yellow
HABITAT: Common, leaf litter and herbivore dung.
DISTRIBUTION: Cosmopolitan, known from Auckland, Coromandel, Dunedin, Gisborne, Nelson, Southland and Wellington