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What is this, and how did it happen?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Choukah May 19. 5 Replies

This morning I checked on my Physarum Polycephalum, and I found this on all of my cultures:…Continue

Can Cultures Fuse?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian May 2. 3 Replies

I am growing a slime mold in a petri dish from Carolina.com, and the instructions were to put two papers of sclierotium in a petri dish. They have been growing for a couple of days separately, and…Continue

 

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Sarah Choukah replied to Craig Dekker's discussion What is this, and how did it happen?
"Most likely not. Slime mold can definitely sustain short periods of observation under light. The slime mold plasmodium looks really white on that picture, sign of it's waste product traces as François-Joseph Deminiere's answer in…"
May 19
Craig Dekker replied to Craig Dekker's discussion What is this, and how did it happen?
"This experiment was in my garage, with all the lights off. Did the occasional opening of the garage door and putting lights on to check on it effect this?"
May 19
ian replied to Craig Dekker's discussion What is this, and how did it happen?
"You left it in the light for too long, it's made spores - end of life cycle :("
May 18
François-Joseph Deminiere replied to Craig Dekker's discussion What is this, and how did it happen?
"Isn't it some kind of this : http://slimoco.ning.com/photo/experiment-1-1?context=latest ? Best regards, François-Joseph."
May 10
François-Joseph Deminiere replied to Craig Dekker's discussion What is this, and how did it happen?
"Could you provide a closer view ? (macro) please ? Best regards, François-Joseph."
May 7
Craig Dekker posted a discussion

What is this, and how did it happen?

This morning I checked on my Physarum Polycephalum, and I found this on all of my cultures:What is this and how did it happen?See More
May 5
ian replied to Craig Dekker's discussion Can Cultures Fuse?
"I use flash every 5 mins for TL - it doesn't seem to bother them. Plasmodia of the same strain will always fuse when they meet."
May 2
Craig Dekker replied to Craig Dekker's discussion Can Cultures Fuse?
"Hi, Thank you for clarifying. I tried taking a time-lapse video, but the light I needed to record was to bright for the slime mold to break out of the sclierotium and keep growing. I have resorted to taking a picture every few hours and misting it…"
Apr 29
François-Joseph Deminiere replied to Craig Dekker's discussion Can Cultures Fuse?
"Hi Craig ! Yes sir! They probably will. See video (in french I'm afraid but youtube translate is quite good) : (clever without a brain) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47qiwqKRef0 I don't know if there is equivalent in English. They…"
Apr 29
Craig Dekker posted a discussion

Can Cultures Fuse?

I am growing a slime mold in a petri dish from Carolina.com, and the instructions were to put two papers of sclierotium in a petri dish. They have been growing for a couple of days separately, and are on course to meet soon. Can they fuse and become one culture?See More
Apr 29
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Apr 28

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