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Teepee
Hi all thank you for allowing me to join your forum. I joined to get a knowledgeable opinion on this item that my Mrs and me found last year on Lyme Regis beach. Its been kept damp until last week....since then it has started to yellow !? To me(baring in mind I have zero fossil knowledge ) it looks like a bird skull . Is this likely? If so what and if not what else is it/can it be? Thank you in advance for any help that you can give. Greatly appreciated .😃 IMG_0001.jpg IMG_0002.jpg IMG_0004.jpg IMG_0005.jpg IMG_0003.jpg 
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Brittle Star
Hello and welcome 

I am afraid it is not a bird skull, they came a bit later on. Fossil Bone has a texture that is unmistakable when you know what to look for, it is generally dark, black or brown, and has a crunchie bar appearance, the voids left by bone structure can be white as filled by a mineral. Look up fossil bone and you should see examples. Never been to Lyme Regis myself, I am sure someone will give you a more technical explanation and tell you how your nodule came to look like that.
Keep looking, you have to start somewhere.
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum. As a;ready said - this s not bone. I think that this is what we call an ichno or trace fossil (some sort of infilled burrow of an organism).
Colin Huller
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Teepee
thank you for all your help.
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