The fruit bodies are orange, with paler, often indistinct margins and orange exteriors. They grow without stalks, preceded by a poorly defined conidial state, which causes orange patches on the dead stems of their host. (Up to 1 mm diameter.)
They grow on dead, standing stems of Common nettle.
Late winter and early spring. Fruiting in the spring.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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