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How to get a physarum culture

Started by ian in Links & Resources. Last reply by ines tavernier on Tuesday. 63 Replies

Slime Mold and Grapes

Started by Savannah Vonesh in Links & Resources. Last reply by Savannah Vonesh Jan 6. 2 Replies

Slime TV!

Started by ian in Links & Resources. Last reply by ian Dec 10, 2020. 4 Replies

Slime division

Started by Amber in Ramblings. Last reply by ian Dec 10, 2020. 1 Reply

Hello New Members!

Started by ian in Ramblings. Last reply by Bob Lowe Dec 8, 2020. 7 Replies

 

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ines tavernier replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Dear Ian  Would it be possible to send some slime over to Belgium?  I'm a highschool teacher and want to experiment with my students. I'm showing them the TED-talk of Heather Barnett and will let them think about what they want…"
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3-Dimensional Path Finding

I'm curious, what is known about physarum's ability to find three dimensional paths? I ask because I have observed an interesting behavior in my slime cultures on two occasions over the last few weeks. I have been keeping my slimes in disposable…See More
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ian commented on Katherine's blog post oats pattern
"Hi  They tend to strike out at random, head to the first food source they encounter and grow from there. Things can get interesting when you starting giving them a variety of foods with varying quality - eg. 1% oat jelly vs 10% then they have…"
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my first slime mold

"Hi  I put up some basic info at http://www.tinyurl.com/slimemanifesto probably the most useful thing is to just use paper as a substrate for your day to day culturing - it's less hassle and easier to move around. It looks like yours are…"
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Savannah Vonesh replied to Savannah Vonesh's discussion Slime Mold and Grapes
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ian replied to Savannah Vonesh's discussion Slime Mold and Grapes
"Hi and welcome You don't need sterility or gloves, your agar shouldn't have any nutrients so won't grow stuff much if you touch it. I keep mine on paper for convenience and feed uncooked oats straight out of the bag with a spray of…"
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Slime Mold and Grapes

Hi! I'm starting some slime mold experimentation and had a silly question. Has anyone dried feeding grapes/other fruit to their slime mold (specifically physarum polycephalum) and did the slime mold eat it? I gave mine a grape (a bit squished so the…See More
Jan 6
 
 
 

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