Dear All
As for archaeological interpretation, I have used presence of these in aquatic sediments as evidence for possible soil erosion in a Neolithic context in N. England. But apart from that I agree not very useful archeologically.
best wishes
Dave Wilkinson

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Sent: Mon 02/03/2009 15:37
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Subject: Re: arch. spores - photos

Hello Dragana,

this looks like Coenococcum geophilus living in the soil. Not interesting for archaeobotanical interpretations as far as I know

Best wishes


Dragana Filipovic schrieb:

just to add photos to the previous e-mail (the scale is in mm). Apologies for the quality, still working on the camera-microscope setup. As I've mentioned, they do look like fungal.

Thank you again for the help.

Dragana Filipovic
DPhil candidate
Oxford University

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