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...

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Chemical boundaries for Physarum polysepharum

Started by Miles Robertson in Links & Resources. Last reply by Heather Barnett yesterday. 3 Replies

Excess of growth

Started by Ophélie Queffurus in Links & Resources. Last reply by Heather Barnett yesterday. 1 Reply

Physarum maze templates / molds

Started by Vin Ric in Projects & Ideas. Last reply by Heather Barnett yesterday. 1 Reply

Sourcing Physarum

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & Resources. Last reply by Joao Meirelles Oct 7. 1 Reply

Preventing Growth

Started by Caroline in Links & Resources. Last reply by Heather Barnett Aug 27. 5 Replies

Growth/Housing

Started by Caroline in Links & Resources. Last reply by Caroline Aug 22. 3 Replies

Feeding

Started by Caroline in Links & Resources. Last reply by Caroline Aug 21. 5 Replies

 

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Augustine commented on Sarah Blechacz's blog post Biology teacher new to Slime Mould Co. with some questions.
"hi everybody i am a designer currently working with slime moulds, can anybody answer 1) When does slime moulds move? 2) What way do they move? 3) What causes them to move towards a particular direction and not another direction?"
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Heather Barnett commented on Margarita Kopniczky's photo
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slime mold maze

"Yes it will always find the shortest route, even if that means cheating by sneaking under the walls! There's a good example from Adamatsky's lab at http://youtu.be/75k8sqh5tfQ which looks to be similar scale to yours. Did you embed…"
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Heather Barnett replied to Miles Robertson's discussion Chemical boundaries for Physarum polysepharum
"Hi Miles, I did a public experiment inviting visitors to an arts festival to feed the slime mould with whatever they fancied, in order to establish wider likes and dislikes http://slimoco.ning.com/video/physarum-experiment-no-016-likes-dislikes…"
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Heather Barnett replied to Ophélie Queffurus's discussion Excess of growth
"I encourage it to go into sclerotic state so I can keep it for later use. I let it grow on damp tissue and then dry it out by taking the lid of the petri dish off but still keeping it in the dark - otherwise it has a tendency to fruit. once the…"
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Heather Barnett commented on Nazwa Zarrella's video
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"Morgellons" LIVE Growth Spurt

"Hi Nazwa, I've only really looked closely at Physarum polycephalum, so can't comment on all slime moulds, but this doesn't look like slime mould growth - it's too erratic and crystalline in structure. The protoplasmic streaming…"
yesterday
Heather Barnett replied to Vin Ric's discussion Physarum maze templates / molds
"I've used a range of mazes and materials to test/observe navigational behaviours, including taking apart children's toys, making walls from stiff foil and sticking them in agar, and having a large scale replica of Nakagaki's maze…"
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