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Labyrinth maze for Physarum

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Skelly Nov 8, 2019. 2 Replies

Hey all,I'm eager to get a maze going for my new Physarum cultures and was wondering if anyone had any advice on a DIY maze. I'd thought about cutting a petri dish sized paper template that I could…Continue

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Mark Skelly replied to ian's discussion And so it begins..
"Hey Ian, I've been watching this and it looks great. I'm doing the opposite now. Trying to coax some fruiting bodies into producing sporangium. Nothing as exacting as your processes, but if I get the light levels right (finding the right…"
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Mark Skelly replied to Mark Skelly's discussion Labyrinth maze for Physarum
"Hi ian, Thanks for the suggestion. I really like the strip of staples idea for punching out a section of agar. So would the Physarum stay on top of the agar and avoid the dry surface that's it's sitting on? Best, Mark"
Nov 8, 2019
ian replied to Mark Skelly's discussion Labyrinth maze for Physarum
"Hi Paper doesn't work well for me, agar is quite reliable. You'd need plain unflavoured vegan 'gelatin' basically - 2g per 200ml water makes something workable. You can cut it out with a stiff wire loop, spatula, a strip of…"
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Physarum Fan Psychedelia

"Hi Natalie, This is great! What is the attractant that you used/Best, Mark"
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"Wow! Utterly fascinating. An excellent demonstration of Physarum propagation. Bravo. However, I would have liked to see its progress all the way until the end. It looked like it might have had another growth 'explosion' or two in it before…"
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A taste of mushroom

"Wow! Hands down the most interesting Physarum video I've seen yet. Amazing how it just zeros in on the mushroom, not even bothering to explore elsewhere until the mushroom is almost completely covered. Did you let it go to the point that the…"
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Spore Change | Physarum Polycephalum

"Looks to me that they were forming a protective coating to prevent from drying out. If so, very clever."
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Slime Mold Fruiting (Long version)

"Great video! Did the fruiting bodies eventually go all the way to sporangia? If so, have you tried to get the spores to germinate? I'm hoping I can get my specimens to do this one day. -Mark"
Nov 8, 2019

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