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 Colonies. Heterothallic. Ascomata. Globose, pale buff, 400-700 μm diam. excluding appendages; peridial hyphae pale yellow, colourless, septate, uncinately branched usually to one side, outside of the main hypha; cells thick-walled, strongly echinulate, dumbbell-shaped when young but later resembling a short humerus bone with condyles much accentuated and formed on one face only, 8-13 × 5-9 μm; appendages septate, spirals varying considerably in length and number of turns, borne terminally. Asci. Subglobose thin-walled, evanescent, 4-6 × 3.5-5 μm, 8-spored. Ascospores. Colourless, smooth, oblate, 2.5-3 × 2.2-3 μm, yellow in mass. 

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