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Top Tips for growing Physarum Polycephalum...

If you're keen to grow your own the slime mould Physarum Polycephalum, this information may help... Preferred conditions: dark and damp (fo…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & ResourcesLatest Reply

Sourcing Physarum

So it seems lots of people want to start experimenting! You can buy Physarum culture kits and specimens from educational/biological supplie…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & ResourcesLatest Reply

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Slimy porridge squares - a tidier way to give out physarum

This might be handy for those of us that tour with slime.  I've never liked agar for giving out cultures - it's hard to get a decent densi…

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

3 yesterday
Reply by ian

What the???? Interloper?

I was watching The Creeping Garden yesterday and going through my old cultures ( perfectly normal middle aged, middle class thing to do on…

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

0 yesterday

Sclerotium and fixative

Hello collective, I am looking for a way to maintain a dried slime mold culture on a piece of paper as long as possible – this is for an a…

Started by jnnstl in Projects & Ideas

3 yesterday
Reply by jnnstl

Slime mold

Hi everyone, I'm a student from Goldsmiths, University of London. Currently I am making an art sculpture work which regards slime mold.  I'…

Started by Melmel in Projects & Ideas

0 Mar 19

Making a habitat

Some basic info on how I set these up. The substrate at the bottom of the bowl is potting compost - about 3cm deep I tried soil on the firs…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

0 Mar 14

Well this is embarrassing....

I've recently got hold of the two other strains of physarum - one originating in Japan and the other in Australia. With Mazie - my home bre…

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

2 Mar 5
Reply by Heather Barnett

Slime mold Growth Algorithm

Hi everyone, I am an artist and architect. I've just started researching on slime mold for my thesis and I am looking for slime mold growth…

Started by Roxane Fallah in Links & Resources

5 Mar 2
Reply by Roxane Fallah

Sourcing Physarum

So it seems lots of people want to start experimenting! You can buy Physarum culture kits and specimens from educational/biological supplie…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & Resources

24 Feb 16
Reply by Malwina Kotowicz

Sudden death.

I have been keeping a culture of Physarum polycephalum for a while, I fed it oats, I kept its' container humid, I let it have fresh air, I…

Started by Jack Ethan Micheal Ledford in Links & Resources

4 Feb 13
Reply by François-Joseph Deminiere

Metal work

Dusted off my metal casting kit and decided to immortalise a slime as a bowl

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

0 Jan 31

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