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Caption: Genus: Prototaxites; Taxon: Plants: Undifferentiated; Locality: Forfarshire, Scotland. Microscope slide from the Sir Joseph D. Hooker Collection, BGS.
Description: This slide shows a giant fungus called Prototaxites that grew to a height of several metres. This specimen was found by Mr Powrie, near Forfar, Scotland, in the 1840s. Age: Devonian Period, 400 million years old.
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Additional information: From Collection I: Miscellaneous material.
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Collection ID number: Palaeosaurus ID: PF 7687


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