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Excellent Sycamore Fruit Centered On Matrix Plate
Stock Number  FPSU03

Name:   Platanus wyomingensis
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River
Location:  Near Bonanza, Utah
Size:  Fruiting body is 1.1 inches long including stalk.

This is a beautiful specimen of a sycamore fruiting body, Platanus wyomingensis, from the Eocene of Utah. This sycamore "ball" has fantastic detail. The individual bracts are easily seen. This specimen even retains the stem. This is a very unusual occurrence. The fossil has great color and contrasts nicely with the lighter-colored matrix. The specimen is well centered on the natural square plate. This is one of the finest sycamore fruits that we have ever seen.