"Hello,Maybe you should contact a person called Andrew Adamatzky of the University of West-England. He has a channel on youtube with videos for his book. (it's a bit too expensive for me, but he has uploaded intersting things on arXiv)He has a…"
"Hello, I think it depends on what strain/breed you have.I have ordered some sclerotia from Scientio.And it grows very fast. I would say 1 cm/h is underestimated. I'll have to measure to be certain. I use tupperware pots 12 cm x 12 cm x 8…"
"I haven't given them water.I just let them start in a moist enviroment. (for example on agar) And I cover the containers with some kitchen foil.They are pretty tough, As long it's not dry or flooded, it should be fine."
"Hello, I am testing out various things.Raw oats work, but I've noticed that it grows faster on oats that have been boiled a bit. (something like 20 seconds)And I notice that the slime mold stays on for about 4-5 days sucking out nutrients and…"
"It hasn't fruited yet, and I think it has plenty of food, the agar is moist, so nutrients from the oatmeal will probably diffuse to the slime mold. It looks like it is doing something like this:
It reaches up in the sky. And the next…"
"I just added the agar and oatmeal to the water and stirred till it boiled.Then I poured the liquid in some containers where it cooled and solidified.
I don't know about the liquid form, I think the Physarium must be able to breath.Also, I have…"
"Hey, I want to give an update about my experience.
So, i received the Physarium P. sclerotium from Scientio with the instructions to grow them on some oatmeal agar (200 ml water + 12 g oatmeal (I just put some oatmeals in a coffee grinder) + 3 g…"
"I have ordered some sclerotium and it will arrive by mail in the next few days.So, I have been searching a bit on the web and I can't directly find pictures of sclerotia and young slime molds. It clearly isn't a popular hobby yet.When it…"
Aug 12, 2014
Carl D is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective