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So how do we use slime for evil instead of good?

We're all aware of how great slime moulds are and how they inspire artists, scientists and nutters to perform great deeds. But we're neglec…

Started by ian in Projects & IdeasLatest Reply

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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Sources for Physarum sclerotia?

I am trying to avoid spending a fortune at a biological supply company on slime mold when I know a dried piece of it on an oat flake will s…

Started by Jaden in Links & Resources

1 on Saturday
Reply by Lynn Ricks

Critique on: Physarum Polycephalum- an illustrated typographical journal

Hello all! I am a graphic design student graduating this May from Dominican University. This project simply titled Physarum Polycephalum is…

Started by Patrick Owoc in Links & Resources

0 Apr 8

Will physarum consume human blood - a preliminary study

Pursuing my quest to create the Lex Luthor of the myxomycetes, I’ve been having a play. 200mg rolled oats were mixed with 100mg fresh huma…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

0 Apr 2

Big Bang Fair 2018 - Amazing Mazie on tour

It took three months of preparation but we did it - physarum at the biggest science fair in the country - the Big Bang fair aimed at child…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

0 Mar 29

Is this a slime mold?

I found several small gel-like objects while out walking near an empty creek (it had rained recently and there was water on the grass, if t…

Started by Lynn Ricks in Links & Resources

6 Mar 23
Reply by Lynn Ricks

negative stain TEM images of sheared physarum protoplasmic tubes!?

Hey, I did my master thesis in structural biology, we imaged the cytoskeleton of red blood cells. I had some spare time and tried the same…

Started by Christian Diwo in Projects & Ideas

0 Mar 16

Obtaining acellular species other than those currently available

Hi, I teach biology and have used slime molds in my classes.  I would like to branch out a bit beyond the acellular species commercially av…

Started by Stephen M Downs in Links & Resources

10 Mar 15
Reply by Giulio

Big Bang Fair 2018

Got an email from Ian as follows:" Hello everyone, We’ve had a bit of a surge in membership recently which is fantastic but makes me wonder…

Started by Patrick Barry in Links & Resources

1 Mar 14
Reply by ian

Hi/Surge In New Membership

Hello! I received an email that suggested that "it’d be great if our newcomers could post up an intro and tell us something about what they…

Started by Sarah in Links & Resources

10 Mar 12
Reply by Sarah

Newcomer here!

Another newcomer here :)I joined just recently (couple of days ago) and my interest in slime molds though profound, is relatively newly spa…

Started by Fairooz Shukor in Links & Resources

2 Mar 11
Reply by Sarah

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