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  1. Central Pennsylvania (USA); Pottsville Formation, grey shale.... in situ boulder removed and split at home For starters, it does split but it also kinda breaks into hunks and crumbles a bit. Is that correctly described as "nodular shale"? There are a lot of slender black long things without a great deal of definition, and one piece has these round shapes. I think I'm looking at Stigmaria rootlets and where the rootlets attach to the main root. I'll try to add photos of presumed rootlets later. Would welcome any further enlightment. Thanks!
  2. Dimitar

    Solved: Graptolite

    Hello guys! Initially I was thinking about roots of some plants, then I realized there are no plants during this time period. It's Ordovician. Found between Montreal and Laval, Lac du Preries. Could this be Hallucigenia ? N.2 N.4 N.6 N.7 N.8
  3. I've never found anything like this. 3 roots (1 broken)
  4. Hello, I was using a chisel on rocks, and this immediately caught my attention, hair/root like strands trapped in this rock, they are definitely look not fossilized, as they bend freely, they are about 4cm long. Theres also this much bigger circular-like thing.found in Northamptonshire, UK which is mostly Jurassic in age, thanks. I don't think it's modern, as it was completely surrounded/trapped in rock, and the rock was very hard. The camera was really not good at catching these fibres in a picture, sorry. Also, sorry if I do not reply quickly, the internet is having a few issues.
  5. Bonehunter

    Another fossil plant?

    Good morning all! Had a few minutes over lunch to run to a new road cut and found this- my first impression was some form of twigs/stems without leaves, or roots, especially with the angles, as opposed to burrows, but, I've been wrong numerous times before eh? There appears to be some very faint lines associated with these (annotated picture). Appreciate any thoughts-there is the faint impression of a shell in the rock, which I believe is winterset limestone. Thanks all! Stay healthy! Bone
  6. Gottobecdn

    Tree roots and a Worm?

    Found this rock today hiking with the kids. Never really been much into fossils but man this was interesting. Started thinking about how old it might be and if there's anything else that I'm not seeing due to my lack of knowledge. Came across this site so thought I would post it . Found in Niagara Bruce Trail in Ontario Canada...Rock was probably 14"-16 by 10" by 8" deep.
  7. RetiredLawyer

    Mud Ripples, maybe some roots

    The remains of a muddy area.
  8. Hey TFF, I know these mosasaur roots can be quite tricky to see if they have been restored/ faked roots or if they are real (well at least for me it is ) I found these mosasaur roots on matrix with the plaster to protect it and is being sold in a reliable website but was wondering if the roots of these teeth have been faked or if they are real. I just really like this piece and would really like to purchase it. Thanks guys.
  9. I started collecting fossils with vertebrates, sometimes my friend and me we found fossil plants. But the plant fossils have less importance than the fish and amphibians, acanthodians and sharks ........ years later I became a gardener, graduated from the master school and asked me only the question ... how did it all start? When did the first plants keep the head out of the water and populate the still inanimate land? I rummaged through the internet, which I found first - Rhynia ..... and similar plants as Psilophyton ... now had suddenly the first finds of the Perm meaning, the puzzle g
  10. Most of these are coming from a recently found 2' thick bed near Rose's point. The first (wetted) is from where Peenpack Trail ( a road) and gas pipeline cross; looks like roots as they and their path through the rock are in three dimensions. Gordon
  11. hitekmastr

    Plant, Creature Or Radial Patterns?

    Devonian Radial Structures from Tully Formation (NY) This is a radial patterned fossil I collected during our 4th of July trip to Tully, NY. Would appreciate input as to whether these radial structures are random, marine creature, or plant. In one closeup, there appears to be some branching. I included full view and closeup images to help with the ID. Since we found some fossils that appear to be Devonian tree shoots in what is mostly a shallow marine environment this could be a creature, or plant, or just a random pattern in the rock. I was hoping some of you could spot some clues to so
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