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...


Blog Posts

Big bang, big disappointment :)

Posted by ian on March 16, 2016 at 17:04 0 Comments

Research media

Posted by Marijn Roelvink on January 14, 2016 at 8:23 0 Comments

What I'm up to

Posted by Robert Keyes on January 8, 2016 at 16:45 0 Comments

Ruminations of a recent devotee . . .

Posted by James on October 29, 2015 at 16:20 0 Comments


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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Michelangelo Ruzzene is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
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Aurelie posted photos
Apr 24
Bill James is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Apr 19
Aurelie posted a discussion

Creation of a network...Need advices

Hello,I would like to create a network with my slime mould. So I put oat flacks on every strategics area of my map. After, I removed the map to get the black background of my photo studio.I started a time lapse and after 1hour,I just observed the slime mould going to the exact opposite of the food...The environment is agar agar powder (natural seaweed gelatine. 100% food grade)+ water.This is my proportions I found online:1,20mg + 60ml of water.You will find enclose the link of my video and you…See More
Apr 18
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"The Slime Mould Collective (slimoco) is now a Facebook group. Please join/share:"
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Russell Hogg is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
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Aprameya Mysore posted a discussion

Using slime molds to simulate gentrification + projection mapping--any advice would be appreciated

Hi All,I am a master's student at Carnegie Mellon University working on a project with a collaborator involving usage of slime molds to simulate gentrification in a city. Both my collaborator and I are complete novices in terms of using slime molds so this site is an invaluable resource. We had a couple of questions about the implementation of our project and would greatly appreciate any assistance:1) our current plan is to have the slime mold grow over a vacuum formed topology of a city…See More
Mar 28
Steve Young posted photos
Mar 26
Steve Young posted a status
"I've an interest in photographing all things Fungi. I've found a few Slime Moulds and was recommended to check out your site. so here I am!!"
Mar 26
Steve Young is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Mar 25
Profile IconAprameya Mysore and Azucena Sanchez Espinosa joined The Slime Mould Collective
Mar 22



All members are welcome to create sub-groups to connect people with common interests, i.e. particular species, foragers, slime mould swaps, slime mould as metaphor for human cooperation… etc.

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