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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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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Sarah Roberts replied to Sarah Roberts's discussion individuation
"Ah good, thanks,  an academic email always helps. Do you have the means to look at this stuff yourself where you are? "
2 hours ago
ian replied to Sarah Roberts's discussion individuation
"Well I've emailed them from my academic address, I'll let you know what they say."
2 hours ago
Sarah Roberts replied to Sarah Roberts's discussion individuation
"I would also like to know those things. Have you tried speaking to the Carolina people?   Are you going to take the questions to the slime mould and try to raise distinct lineages?"
3 hours ago
Profile Iconlloyd lee and Paul Barthmaier joined The Slime Mould Collective
9 hours ago
Ingrid Glass replied to John's discussion Discoveries of application within our own social interaction
"Hi Heather, yes it was you talking after the film about this FT event and the slime mould organisational model which reminded me of the above article I'd read, and I was pleased to discover it still lurking in my Myxo hotmail…"
17 hours ago
Heather Barnett replied to John's discussion Discoveries of application within our own social interaction
"Thanks for posting this article, on quick view it looks really interesting and haven't come across it before. I spoke at a FT business conference last week using the slime mould as an analogous model, which prompted some really stimulating…"
yesterday
Heather Barnett posted a blog post
yesterday
Implicate Order is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
yesterday
Ingrid Glass replied to John's discussion Discoveries of application within our own social interaction
"Hi, just thought I'd post this link to a fascinating article I came across quite a while ago about the 'bottom up' business model based on the organisational environment of slime moulds - Lessons from Slime Mold: How to Survive…"
Friday
Profile IconSally Houston, Kezia Meyers, Jan and 1 more joined The Slime Mould Collective
Friday
ian replied to Sarah Roberts's discussion individuation
"Once they're in plasmodial form I doubt there are many changes - they're essentially cloning their nucleii so unless one dividing nucleus happens to have a massive advantage over all the others in the syncitium it's not going to…"
Friday
ian posted a discussion

Raising from spores? timescale?

Anyone had luck getting from spores to a mature organism? I've got easy access to good old e.coli and wonder if it's a sufficient food, I'd be inclined to spin them down and resuspend in water then add spores. I could do with a hint as to how it takes to go from free living haploid cells to a plasmodium as I'd like to film the process - that'll determine which of the labs microscopes to book out.See More
Thursday
Alanna is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Wednesday
Naksupan posted photos
Wednesday
Swapnil R Jagtap is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Tuesday
Jane liked ian's video
Nov 18
 
 
 

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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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