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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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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

1 on Friday
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What is this food for slime mold

Dear All, Anyone knows what is this perfectly "round" shape food for the slime mold in the following two pictures (screen shot from youtub…

Started by Gus Xia in Links & Resources

3 on Friday
Reply by ian

Intelligence level of slime mould?

Hey all, I know that it could solve maze, remember the food location, and even predict periodicity of environment. Are there any more (surp…

Started by Gus Xia in Links & Resources

5 on Thursday
Reply by François-Joseph Deminiere

Blob conservation

Hi everybody, Is blob freeze sensitive or can it be frozen to ice for a while ? François-Joseph

Started by François-Joseph Deminiere in Projects & Ideas

2 Apr 12
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Slime Mould Architectural Design

I am a masters student in Architecture at the Centre for Alternative Technologies based in Bristol and am currently working on a project in…

Started by Rositsa Atanasova in Links & Resources

3 Apr 3
Reply by François-Joseph Deminiere

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 Mar 24
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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 Mar 24
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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

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