Thallus crustose in small to extensive patches, deep yellow-orange, thin, continuous to minutely cracked-areolate, sometimes poorly formed and film-like, prothallus pale yellow or absent. Isidia usually very numerous, small, crowded, simple, finger-like to branched-coralloid, often forming a thin to thick and coarsely areolate, orange isidiate crust. Anamorph: no information available. Teleomorph: ascomata apothecia, rare, to 800 µm diam., often scattered and few, sometimes in groups, rounded, flat. Proper margin orange, often becoming excluded. Disc orange to deep orange. Interascal tissue of paraphyses, lax, branched, apices swollen to ca 4 μm diam. Asci clavate, 8-spored. Ascospores 11-15 × 5-7 μm, ellipsoidal, polarilocular, the septum 1-4 μm wide, to about 1/4 of the length of the ascospore, hyaline, smooth, without an epispore, gelatinous sheath or appendages. Chemistry: all parts K+ purple.