SPORANGIA: usually sessile, globose, obovoid, cylindrical, or clavate, crowded on a membranous hypothallus, 0.6 to 0.7 mm. broad, 0.7 to 1.9 mm. high, shining ochraceous yellow; mass of spores and capillitium orange-yellow.
PERIDIUM: membranous, thickened with delicate, irregular striae.
CAPILLITIUM: consisting of long, cylindrical elaters 6 - 8 µm diam., smooth or with scattered spines, thickened with four or five spiral bands 1 µm wide, the intervals between them crossed by many slender ridges running parallel with the length of the elater; ends of the elaters conical, terminating in a smooth point, 3 - 8 µm long.
SPORES: Yellow, reticulate with narrow, high bands forming a net with three to five meshes to the hemisphere, 13-15 µm diam., including the border of 1.6 - 2 µm width.
PLASMODIUM: White or yellow.
HABITAT: On dead wood.