I cannot remember - but here we used clear glass as a cover, which was cleaned with alcohol. I think we tried using some wax cloth on the glas to prevent condensation, but I do not know if we did it on this test.
On petri dishes…"
"Really? we tried a lot of different food colorings so far and easter egg color BUT after a day physarum got rid of the color.
Did you use the optical brightener from the washing powder or did you use a special one from lab equipment? "
"Coffee filter, water, oatflake
even better: 2% agar
place ca. 0.5 cm from the dried slime mold the oat flake. Make everything wet, but not too wet, and don't let it dry. within a day the slime mold should have come back to live and moved to…"
"I do not have a journal entry to prove this, but I thought everything with polysaccharide s is a good food source for physarum.
Cellulose and chitin are examples of structural…"