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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

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

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

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

0 Mar 19

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

2 Mar 5
Reply by Heather Barnett

Metal work

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

Started by ian

0 Jan 31

Changing Physarum Polycephalum growth rate?

I have recently acquired a small petri dish of P. Polycephalum which I am absolutely intrigued by and cherish very much. As much as I want…

Started by Parker Lovein

6 Jan 27
Reply by ian

The great taste of slime

It wasn't intentional but when you're growing slime mold by the square meter it gets all over the place.  Physarum is very earthy and rathe…

Started by ian

6 Jan 26
Reply by François-Joseph Deminiere

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Hi! According to this article in The Smithsonian, http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/hunting-slime-molds-38805499/, a scientist…

Started by jnnstl

4 Jun 23, 2016
Reply by Paige

Very little growth?

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out my problem! I got a culture plate from a biological supply company and my subcultures to new plat…

Started by Shawna

1 May 20, 2016
Reply by ian

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