One of the most exquisite Ammonite fossils I have ever seen Gorgeous Display Specimen Polished Ammonite Fossil Clear Suture Pattern, RARE! 65 million years old held in the palm of the hand. What a wondrous world we live in.
Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.
Patterns in Nature Pyrite replaces the original shell on this fossil ammonite showing that it was buried in sediments with lots of sulphur (S) and iron (Fe). Pyrite or "fool's gold" has the simple chemical formula of FeS.