The Slime Mould Collective

An international network of/for intelligent organisms

SLIMOCO brings together artists, scientists and others interested in slime moulds - to share research, knowledge, experiments, images...


organizing totem

Started by Larry Campbell in Links & Resources 2 hours ago.

Informed Reflection 1 Reply

Started by Glenn Weiss in Projects & Ideas. Last reply by Glenn Weiss 13 hours ago.

Examples of Physarum projects wanted for TED talk 11 Replies

Started by Heather Barnett in Exhibitions & Events. Last reply by Heather Barnett Jun 16.

A science wiki

Started by Michelangelo von Dassow in Links & Resources Jun 10.


Welcome to the Slime Mould Collective!

The Slime Mould Collective is a portal for interesting, progressive and ground breaking research and creative practice working with the simple yet intelligent organisms. If you are involved with or interested in slime moulds as a scientist, artist (or somewhere in between or other) please join and share what you do...

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Profile IconDarren Stanley, xiaofei yang, Ann deLorge and 4 more joined The Slime Mould Collective
2 hours ago
Larry Campbell posted a discussion

organizing totem

SOWING and FERTILIZING GRASSROOTSBy Larry CampbellConsistent with our belief that involved, informed citizens are the key to reclaiming a healthy ecosystem and a healthy community Friends of the Bitterroot is active in cultivating grassroots organization locally and regionally. Our approach covers the gamut from encouraging individuals, local homeowner groups, special issue groups (e.g. Weed Team) and community focus groups to incubating forest watch groups in places where there is need across…See More
2 hours ago
Larry Campbell posted a photo
2 hours ago
Glenn Weiss replied to Glenn Weiss's discussion Informed Reflection
"Does anyone have thoughts on the feasibility of investigating a possible connection between sensory potentials and intelligent organisms?"
13 hours ago
Heather Barnett commented on Stephen Axford's blog post Sime Mould photography
"Thanks for sharing, a wonderful set of images of a diverse family of organisms. "
Profile IconSeverin, Larry Campbell, Trang Thai and 4 more joined The Slime Mould Collective
Glenn Weiss posted a discussion

Informed Reflection

Imaginethe possibility that people have the sensory potential to perceive and translate into meaningful images the communication of intelligent organisms.Please use this space to reflect and share how this knowledge might inform your research, creative process, activism, and goals.Thank you,GlennSee More
Gill Coombs commented on Heather Barnett's event 'The Creeping Garden, slime mould documentary film premiere'
"I shan't be able to attend as I'm in the UK but I hope the event goes really well. The trailer looks fabulous, and I'm looking forward very much to the film..."
Profile IconBen , Richard Wyant, Jane Booth and 5 more joined The Slime Mould Collective
John posted a discussion

Discoveries of application within our own social interaction

Wether acting as a coach, manager or researcher, human interaction often impedes forward progress. What human processes might be improved to intelligently interact with one another, as modeled by the slime mold?
Stephen Axford posted a blog post

Sime Mould photography

Hello.  I am a photographer who specialises in fungi and nature photography.  In my search for fungi I often come across slime mould and I find it fascinating.  I do not grow the slime mould in Petri dishes, but I do sometimes observe the growth on old fallen wood or other substrate, as it competes for food with other animals, plants or fungi.  Here are some still photos I have taken of some of our local (Eastern Australian) slime mould.…See More
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"Please feel free to start forum discussions, create blog posts, and rummage around past posts for links/resources of possible interest."
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