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Detailed Sycamore Fruiting Body From Utah
Stock Number  FPSU17

Name:   Platanus wyomingensis
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River
Location:  Bonanza, Utah
Size:  Fruiting body is 0.6 inches across

Here is a very nice example of a fruiting body from Platanus wyomingensis, a sycamore. This specimen is from the Green River Formation of Utah. This "sycamore ball" exhibits fine detail. The dark colored fossil contrasts nicely with the grayish-tan matrix. It is nicely positioned on the natural plate of shale. This is a wonderful specimen of a fruiting body from the sycamore tree.