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Kenneth Ramos
  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • United States
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Saturday
Kenneth Ramos replied to Sephen's discussion Does it Poop?
"Didn't know that, I've got to give it a try."
Friday
Kenneth Ramos replied to Sephen's discussion Does it Poop?
"That is a good question, one that I have yet to see addressed anywhere since I have been studying slime molds or may be there was and I just missed it.  However, I have noticed that everywhere P. polycephalum goes, it leaves behind a…"
Mar 12
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Mar 11
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Axio 0002A Corticolous myxomycete against P. polycephalum

Though the wind may occasionally gust and howl against the window pane, still here in the solitude of my home laboratory, the quiet, so ever present, is deafening. It is a cold late winters evening, though the days are becoming longer the dark, so…
Mar 6
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M0178A Mite and P. polycephalum, being in the wrong place at the wrong time . . .

Not to say that anything is being consumed as food but it sure looks as though it is. However, P. polycephalum feeds on the microbial fauna that may accumulate on various substrates including mites and other hapless creatures that may get in the…
Mar 3
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M0177A P. polycephalum

This thing is getting bigger and bigger and . . . "boldly going where no slime mold has ever gone before . . ."
Feb 26
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M0169 P. polycephalum

It could be in your town, in your neighborhood, and on your street. It's intelligent, highly motile and more importantly . . . it's hungry. Grown entirely in culture, much cheaper than ordering them, though it takes longer to propagate and depending…
Feb 14
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M0153A Corticolous myxomycete

M0152A Approximately 47 hrs. 40 min. later from first observation. With the species ID still unconfirmed I suspect the genus to be that of Physarum spp.
Feb 2
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M0152A Unidentified corticolous myxomycete from moist chamber culture

Unidentified corticolous myxomycete? Please note the question mark. Some of these plasmodia maybe protoplasmodia or maybe aphaneroplasmodia, which is to say you may never see them, the plasmodia but you will see the fruiting bodies thereof. Now I am…
Jan 31
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Jan 27

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Ken
What is your interest in slime moulds? (we need to know you're not a bot or spamster)
Citizen scientist, amateur naturalist and researcher who studies Eumycetozoans among others. Currently my studies are of corticolous myxomycetes, fungi and other tree bark-dwelling organisms. Other interests include Paleontology, Geology, Mass extinctions, Evolution and environmental science

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