Description: Gregarious unusual agarics resembling
a 'bird's nest', growing on dead twigs amongst
moss. Funnel shaped body, smooth internally but
hairy externally. Diameter 5-10mm, 8-10mm high.
Number of peridia 2-4 greyish in colour with
attached brown filament (funiculus) which consists
of several thin hyphae; diameter of peridia 2-3mm.
An immature specimen was similar in appearance
except that the 'funnel' was enclosed with a
greyish felty enclosure.
Pellis: Hyphal some with encrusting pigment and
some with inflations in the middle (clamp
connections (?) - septa not clearly visible) Basidia: 2- and 4-spored, sterigmata longer in the
2-spored basidia. Spores: Ellipsoid, hyaline, smooth without germ
pore, inamyloid; L= 9.7-13.1µm, W = 6.3-8.4µm,