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University of Oregon

Not from the Sea?

Caption: Dickinsonia fossils in South Australia, shown here, were likely formed by lichen or other microbial consortia, not from marine invertebrates or giant protists as previously theorized.

Credit: Courtesy of Greg Retallack

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