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- van Asperen, Eline N.; Kirby, Jason R.; Hunt, Chris O.
- Review of palaeobotany and palynology 2016 v.229 pp. 1-8
- acetolysis; fauna; feces; fungal spores; fungi; herbivores; paleoecology; palynology
- ... Spores from coprophilous fungi are emerging as an important palaeoecological indicator of the presence of large herbivores, but the methods by which they are recovered may have a significant impact on their preservation and recognition. Here, we test a number of chemical and mechanical techniques used in palynology. Spore occurrence, size and shape is affected by preparation technique and is parti ...