Key to Danish species of Echinostelium de Bary

1 Sporocarps with a branched capillitium, which mostly arises from a hort columella. E. minutum de Bary
1' Sporocarps devoid of capillitium. Columella sperical or spindle-shaped. 2
2   (1) Columella spindle-shaped, pale brownish. Spores smooth with a thin-walled area. E. fragile Nann.-Bremek.
2' Columella hemispherical, often on a very short stalk. Spores very delicately warted. E. brooksii K.D. Whitney