Key to Danish species of Hemitrichia Rostaf.
|1'||Sessile sporocarps and/or plasmodiocarps.||4|
|2 (1)||Capillitium with very delicately spinulose spiral bands (oil imm.). Spores with elongated warts, which may coalesce to form an incomplete net.||3|
|2'||Capillitium with smooth spiral bands.||H. leiotricha (Lister) G. Lister|
|3 (2)||The stalk gradually widened upwards, not clearly distinguishable from the peridial cup.||H. clavata (Pers.) Rostaf.|
|3'||Peridial cup clearly distinct from the stalk.||H. calyculata (Speg.) M.L. Farr|
|4 (1)||Large plasmodiocarps, mostly reticulate. Spores with a wide-meshed net onamentation.||H. serpula (Scop.) Rostaf. ex Lister|
|4'||Sporocarps or short plasmodiocarps. Spores warted. See||Trichia contorta (Ditmar) Rostaf.|