Two new species in the genus Phaeopezia (Pezizaceae)
By Paz A., Bellanger J.-M., Chautrand P., Vidal J.M., Lavoise C., Moreau P.-A.

Vol. 14 (1) – 28 February 2022

doi: 10.25664/art-0344

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Abstract: Two new and closely related species Phaeopezia vittadinii and P. calongei are described, representing the first semi-hypogeous taxa within the genus Phaeopezia. Until now, this genus consisted only of the epigeous P. apiculata f. apiculata and P. apiculata f. alba.


The genus name Phaeopezia was invalidly proposed by Saccardo (1877: 71) while reporting a collection of Peziza apiculata Cooke from Italy. The etymology of Phaeopezia comes from the ancient Greek, “phaeo,” which means dark […]