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Non sporulating strain anyone?

Started by ian in Links & Resources. Last reply by Benny Fulmer 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

And so it begins..

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas. Last reply by ian 15 hours ago. 2 Replies

SMART and SPORE

Started by Raichu in Links & Resources 21 hours ago. 0 Replies

Filming for TV!

Started by ian in Ramblings. Last reply by Raichu yesterday. 1 Reply

Labyrinth maze for Physarum

Started by Mark Skelly in Links & Resources. Last reply by Mark Skelly on Friday. 2 Replies

Where are y'all from?

Started by Raichu in Ramblings. Last reply by Mark Skelly on Friday. 3 Replies

Day jobs

Started by ian in Ramblings. Last reply by Mark Skelly on Friday. 6 Replies

The ideas pit

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas. Last reply by ian on Friday. 1 Reply

 

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5 hours ago
Benny Fulmer replied to ian's discussion Non sporulating strain anyone?
"thanks so much! sorry it didn't get here, and additional thanks for the additional info :) i know it's unlikely, but part of me really hopes we end up with a color that's decidedly unyellow in one strain someday - red perhaps, or…"
9 hours ago
ian replied to ian's discussion Non sporulating strain anyone?
"Looks like it went missing in the post then, I'll get more on the way. The paler one isn't that pale - still a hint of yellow and it colours up as it ages, I have had white mutations crop up but they don't live long, without a…"
10 hours ago
Benny Fulmer replied to ian's discussion Non sporulating strain anyone?
"would love for some of this stuff as someone who easily forgets about things hidden away from plain sight - i'd also like your pale and orange strains, too, as i don't believe you ever got around to posting those out to me. or if you did,…"
11 hours ago
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Microscope test

testing a new USB scope - focal plane is a little narrow - a choice between having oat in focus or slime. Shot at 4fps Music - "Tyrant" Kevin MacLeod (incomp...
12 hours ago
ian posted a discussion

Non sporulating strain anyone?

I've had strain x32 on the windowsill for a couple of weeks trying to get spores and raised two batches of sclerotia in light. X32 is henceforth known as The Daywalker. I'll be growing up stocks if anyone wants some for exhibition stuff.Non sporulating strains aren't that unusual from what I can in the literature but since they cropped up in labs studying spore formation in the 70s (before we invented cheap sequencing) they were a dead end. I've had x32 for a couple years but not tried raising…See More
15 hours ago
ian replied to ian's discussion And so it begins..
"Our youngster grows slowly but is getting there - the only colony so far. I've been reading papers from the 60s and 70s in which amino benzoic acids were used as supplements to encourage plasmodia. I'm now trying mushroom extract - should…"
15 hours ago
ian replied to ian's discussion Collaborative project anyone?
"I've seen references to polycephalum in the wild in the uk but given that there impossible to id with iud spores I think any id has viewed with a caveat "
15 hours ago
ian replied to Raichu's discussion International Slime Mold Organization (ISMO) pronounced IS-MOE
"Okey dokey, I can put up a pile of physarum research papers and I can start writing up notes on bulking physarum up for handing out at public  events. If anyone thinks they're useful I could annotate my intelligence and the amoeba lecture…"
15 hours ago
Raichu liked ian's discussion Filming for TV!
21 hours ago
Raichu posted a discussion

SMART and SPORE

Hello Everybody,Just so the previous forum post doesn't get clogged up, here is a new one with all the details.Slime Mold Accessible Repository Task (SMART)This is a digital library of all the strains that have been identified by Slimoco membershttps://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1BCupuiMvZ0tHTub127Lg5Z9PG3B...Slime mold Public OutReach Effort…See More
21 hours ago
Heather Barnett replied to Raichu's discussion International Slime Mold Organization (ISMO) pronounced IS-MOE
"Thanks for setting these up Raichu. So the links don't get lost in a conversation thread I've created a new section called 'links' and pasted your google links there.http://slimoco.ning.com/page/links They are visible to members…"
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Physarum Fan Psychedelia

"100mL tap water, 1g dextrose tablet (orange flavour, from Boots), 1g (about half a teaspoon) marmite. Physarum goes nuts for it."
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