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Unidentified Sponge (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 29 Dec 2018

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Unidentified 29 Dec 2018 libbyh

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This is perhaps a sponge of some sort. I haven't seen anythink like it previously. The texture wan't soft or hard but leathery and it is quite stiff.

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