NotesSmall, tough mushrooms on fallen wood, twigs and leaves. Distnguished from Marasmiellus by pileipellis structure (hymeniform palisade rather than a cutis or trichoderm). Micromphale has a garlic-like odour.
Thirty or more species have been reported from New Zealand, only those listed below have descriptions or images available from NZFungi. Taxonomically still poorly understood.