Thallus: squamules to c. 3-4 mm diam., round, scattered to contiguous, sometimes overlapping, appressed, bright pink-red-brown, not or partly white-pruinose; margin usually white, slightly upturned, entire or somewhat serrated; underside white; lower cortex poorly developed or absent; attached by a hyphal net. Anamorph: conidiomata pycnidia. Conidia 6-7 × ca 1 µm. Teleomorph: ascomata apothecia, to 2 mm diam., sessile, marginal, black, not or ± white-yellow pruinose. Ascospores 11-18 × 6-8 µm. Chemistry: lichen products not detected by TLC.
Description adapted from Lambley et al. (2009). Map (c) British Lichen Society.