paleontology
Fossil tree fern

Found under a mountain near Buffalo Creek and Rum Creek Elevation 2500-2800 found by coal miner.

Fossil Collector: Ruandsue

Location: West Virginia

[Huge fossil! Possibly a species of lepidodendron or scale tree which were abundant in the Pennsylvanian Period. Can anyone tell us the particular species?]

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  1. Solius Symbiosus says:

    It is the inner bark from a lycopsid.

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  2. Tim says:

    Looks like a decorticated Sigillaria sp.

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