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...



Slime mould experiment ideas for a lab report

Started by Kwan Yi Wong in Links & Resources. Last reply by François-Joseph Deminiere Sep 13. 1 Reply

Sourcing Physarum

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & Resources. Last reply by Cristóbal González Vidal Sep 13. 27 Replies

Slime mold Growth Algorithm

Started by Roxane Fallah in Links & Resources. Last reply by Roxane Fallah Jun 29. 9 Replies


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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, designer, teacher, philosopher... (etc), please join and share what you do...

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Gilbert Edgar, III liked Heather Barnett's discussion Top Tips for growing Physarum Polycephalum...
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Nando Dolleman posted a discussion

Somebody working with Physarum in the Netherlands?

Hello boys and girls,My first post here, brand-new :) Currently studying design bachelor in Eindhoven, Design Academy.https://www.designacademy.nlWant to involve Physarum, (in Dutch: "Slijmzwam") in my graduation project.On the internet looking for that Physarum beginners culture kit, Finding out that there is really only one player in Town/World, Carolina. So filled my basket with awesome stuff, and received  a quotation, final bill 150 dollars.…See More
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"I am most interested in evolution of intelligent organisms wherever life may gain a foothold. P. Polycephalum provides a great start."
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François-Joseph Deminiere replied to Kwan Yi Wong's discussion Slime mould experiment ideas for a lab report
"Hi Kwan,Let's imagine.You put a silme in a petri box large enough to put under the floor of the box 2 Pelletier module, one cold and one hot with eating on the Pelletier and between them.If heat do have any effect upon growth you should see…"
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Cristóbal González Vidal replied to Heather Barnett's discussion Sourcing Physarum
"Thank you!!!!"
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Elaeomyxa cerifera 1262

The days are slowly getting warmer after an unusually cold winter in Tasmania this year. In fact, it was warm and sunny enough last Sunday for a tiger snake to be sunning itself on the track on the way to the large bryophyte-covered eucalypt stump…
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Physarum population density effect on pattern formation and granularity - Sensor Offset (SO): 3

there are many parameters affecting slime mold's network pattern formation. variation in population density can change their emergent pattern. This video sho...
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