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How to raise plasmodia from spores

The results are coming in from my first trials and it looks like all the other methods aren't necessary.This has a 70% hit rate, faster dev…

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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…

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One thing I've noticed breeding slimes is they vary in colour. Anyone who's got Daywalker and Mazie on the go might have noticed that Dw is…

Started by ian

4 Sep 3
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Contamination tolerance assay

Otherwise known as the boredom assay. I suspect some of the slime strains are more prone to contamination than others. I'm trying trays w…

Started by ian

7 Jun 21
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I wondered if the bright orange physarum have different pigments from their paler siblings, so I mashed a load into alcohol ( 80% isopropan…

Started by ian

2 Jun 21
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slimoco online meet up

Seeing as we're all - to varying degrees - locked down with our slime moulds, would anyone like to join a slimoco online meet up sometime l…

Started by Heather Barnett

14 Jun 20
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So I have never been allergic to anything in my life but as soon as my slime mold came in the mail and I’ve been working with it I’ve start…

Started by Quill Brezicki

5 Apr 16
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April fools! Okay, so it's not radioactive. But it sure looks like it, and I figured April fools day was as good a day as any to share. Thi…

Started by Evan Brown

9 Apr 6
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Some beginner questions I have

       So I know a lot of these will seem very basic but I’m just starting out and trying to figure out some details still.  1. What does…

Started by Quill Brezicki

1 Mar 19
Reply by RyChu

Mandy has babies!

I wasn't expecting this to work but I tried the rancid oats method on spores from Mandy the badhamia ( that's still not a confirmed genus b…

Started by ian

1 Feb 2
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Into the fourth dimension! Physarum time plots

Had some fun looking at ways to compare growth habits of different strains. I've been time lapsing them every minute on plain agar with no…

Started by ian

3 Jan 7
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Slime mould game anyone?

Hello Hello,  a bit of an out-there question but anyone here has good computer skills to build an online game based on slime mould?? (it i…

Started by lu mafo

8 Jan 5
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