AppearanceOn herbivore dung. The small, flattened, button-like discs are white, grey or pale fawn. On the top are minute but distinctive dark holes (ostioles) through which spores are expelled. The dry hard disc has a tapering base embedded in the dung.
Height to 2 mm, diameter less than 6 mm; a round, flattened disc with tapering base; tough, dry, hard but not woody. Upper surface often slightly raised, flat or dish-shaped, white, grey or pale fawn, punctuated with small black holes (ostioles) through which spores are released. Lower surface dark grey-brown, smooth.
HabitatDung of native marsupials
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