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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Thad Juszczak is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
3 hours ago
Sabrina updated their profile
Jul 19
Rubiera is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Jul 18
Ophélie Queffurus replied to Ophélie Queffurus's discussion Growth issues
"Thank's for the link! :) "
Jul 10
Stone Mcdowell replied to Ophélie Queffurus's discussion Growth issues
Jul 10
Stone Mcdowell replied to Ophélie Queffurus's discussion Growth issues
"Unfortunately they seem to be one of the only online source that isn't prohibitively costly but I'm sure you could find someone here willing to help (I myself do not have any slime mold samples at all but I would like to learn about them)"
Jul 10
Hans Mulder updated their profile
Jul 8
Profile IconRibbing and Hans Mulder joined The Slime Mould Collective
Jul 7
Dan is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Jul 4
Ophélie Queffurus posted a discussion

Growth issues

Hi there, I ordered a Physarum plate at Carolina last week but it didn't go well...The growth was little and the oats flakes started to rot so I transferred it into a clean petri dishes but it died anyway  :(The one I ordered 2 years ago went so much better compared to this one, I don't if it's me or I just got unlucky with the colony I gotI also tried to rehydrate a spare sclerotium I had (the last one) but didn't work neither...Does anybody knows where I could buy Physarum in Canada and get…See More
Jul 4
Kristy keller posted a photo

Physarum polycephalum skin contact

Apparentpy, i disturbed it and awakened a sleeping giant. My ND confirmedthat it was slime mold and upon further investigation, I was able tonarrow down the cause. We have a lot of plumeria here and I the rainyseason the leaves grow this type of…
Jul 1
Kristy keller posted a status
"Physarum subcutaneous"
Jul 1
Kristy keller replied to Cire Sniknej's discussion Hunting Physarum Polycephalum
"Hi! we live in Florida and during the rainy season which has been the last couple of months -this particular slime mold grows on the back of plumeria leaves. It is in great abundance here- spreads very rapidly. I unfortunately had the disadvantage…"
Jul 1
Profile IconKristy keller, Mark and Randy Kesling joined The Slime Mould Collective
Jul 1
Bhupal Singh updated their profile
Jun 29
Stone Mcdowell updated their profile
Jun 29



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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