This is a small , glossy green moss. Shoots are about 1.5cm long with sparsely and irregularly branched stems. Leaves are on average 1.3mm in length with no distinct border and no nerve. The oval-lanceolate leaves are slightly concave with accuminate tips. Lateral capsules are formed more or less at right angles to the seta. Capsules are red when dry and approximately 1mm X 0.5mm. The capsule has a long beaked lid. Two sets of cream teeth are found in the capsule. Spherical spore produced are 15 micometers in diameter. The erect lateral seta are red and around 6mm in length. They are smooth and twisted when dry.
Found in the old PSA Nursery (Upper Rock) on rotting bark on the ground. It is also found along Inglis Way.
Grows on acidic bark and humus in woodlands.