Ancient viable spores preserved in the arctic ice

Peter Lewin p.lewin at utoronto.ca
Sun Mar 8 00:13:52 EST 1998


Does anyone know of any ancient spores, ?Ferns, found in glacial strata
deposits in the arctic, that have sporulated.
I have heard that spores dating over 10,000 years were found in glaciers
in the arctic, which were viable, but cannot find any reference to these
reports.
Peter Lewin





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