Fractofusus misrai (image) Virginia Tech Caption The Ediacara fossil Fractofusus misrai from the ~565 million year old Mistaken Point Formation in Newfoundland, Canada, represents the earliest Ediacara assemblage, known as the Avalon assemblage. Credit Bing Shen Usage Restrictions With information about the research reported in Science. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.