A Collection of Peziza-Nivalis from California with Comments on the Nomenclature of the Snow Bank Pezizas

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The name Peziza nivalis is used for a species of Peziza collected on soil at the margins of melting snow in the Sierra Nevada of California. The species is described and extensive comments are made on the nomenclature of this and related species. A new species, Peziza heimii, is proposed to accommodate a species similar to P. nivalis but with larger ascospores.


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