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Slime Mould not growing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaden Aug 20, 2014. 12 Replies

I was able to get some physarum sclerotium from a biological supply store. It came in a glass vial on some filter paper. I followed the directions as the included paper said: moist paper towel in…Continue

We should start a trading circle for slime molds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leandrea Jones Feb 19, 2015. 14 Replies

I feel like this would help more people become more able to afford a physarum polycephalum culture. Online suppliers have high quality cultures, but at astronomical prices despite the fact it is so…Continue

Slime mold propagation methods

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edward Jan 19, 2014. 1 Reply

Okay, so slime mold can be propagated via spores. But are those spores a fixed number of cells? When slime mold is fed do the cells actually replicate and grow to make a larger…Continue

 

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Dylan Modell liked Jaden's group Southwest USA Slime Mold
Nov 24, 2015
Leandrea Jones replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"Hi, I've just joined. I think this is an amazing idea. I found a $40 kit that I'm going to buy ( http://www.carolina.com/slime-molds/physarum-culture-kit/155825.pr ), and as I learn more I will turn towards producing samples to…"
Feb 19, 2015
Sean Mihalko liked Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
Jan 6, 2015
Rosie replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"many thanks Ian - see above my address details. I will be sure to upload my findings. Best wishes."
Dec 13, 2014
Jaden replied to ian's discussion making tidy sclerotia
"According to this page: http://miriam-english.org/files/slime-molds/AmateurScientist_slime-mold.html (about halfway down on the page) You want to dry the slime out in no less than 24hrs, yet no more than 48hrs. A week is giving them too much time to…"
Dec 12, 2014
ian replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"Send me a message with your address and I'll get one out to you"
Dec 10, 2014
Rosie replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"Great, Could you post one to me: Rosie Whicheloe The Ecology Consultancy 72 Borough High Street, Borough, London SE1 1XF rosiew@ecologyconsultancy.co.uk and email me directly if you would like me to pay for postage etc. A little bit about where it…"
Dec 9, 2014
Jaden replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"I have aquired a way to produce sclerotia. Due to the recent influx of members and people needing cultures I will begin propagating the slime mold and will post back here when I have samples for trade."
Dec 9, 2014
ian replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"of course!"
Dec 9, 2014
Rosie replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"Can you post to London?"
Dec 8, 2014
Rosie replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"Hi peoples. I would like to get hold of a slime mould individual. I have looked in wooded areas in Wimbledon Common, and Epping forest (the home of dead wood) but to know avail....I see lichens and fungi bodies but no blobs. So, If anybody lives in…"
Dec 8, 2014
ian replied to Jaden's discussion We should start a trading circle for slime molds
"I'm in the UK but happy to post you a sample across. It's only a tiny bit of card so wouldn't cost me much to post."
Nov 12, 2014
Susan liked Jaden's group Southwest USA Slime Mold
Sep 2, 2014
Jaden replied to Caroline's discussion Preventing Growth
"If it is a Petri dish I would try a couple of strong rubber bands to hold the lid to the dish. And once it out grows the dish you may want to transfer it to a larger container. Once it is in a larger container you can just scrape off the plasmodium…"
Aug 24, 2014
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Aug 22, 2014
Jaden replied to Caroline's discussion Growth/Housing
"My fastest culture grows about 2 cm a day. I don't know if slime mold gets quite that fast, but 1 cm an hour would be great to watch! A shoebox sized box would probably work just fine. The height doesn't matter too much, but the higher it…"
Aug 21, 2014

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Name
Peterson
Interest in slime moulds
I am hopeing to have fun with these little organisms and propagate enough of them for lifetime use for me and my freinds.
Academic Institution (if applicable)
Dixie State College
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petersonjaden28@yahoo.com

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