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Some questions about growing slime molds

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian 16 hours ago. 12 Replies

Hello everyone,I come from China, and I have some questions:1.How to fatten the slime molds?2.how to production of new sclerotia for storage?3.Why is my sclerotia(physarella oblonga) not…Continue

 

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ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"Hi Most of what we know is based on physarum.It might be that your species doesn't deal well with the same food all the time - it happens with fungi in culture- so you might need to alternate foods. For sclerotia - a lower temperature might…"
16 hours ago
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"I did this as you said, and replace the fresh food in time,But after a long time, they are not willing to eat food. and another question:Can I make sclerotia by lowering the temperature?"
Nov 14
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"They don't like being near their own slime trails, if too much builds up they'll crawl away from it. Once a week either a piece of the slime and put it onto fresh paper or agar with new food or take all of the bedding, fold it in half and…"
Nov 14
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"another question:Can I make sclerotia by lowering the temperature?"
Nov 14
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"How can I keep it in a phaneroplasmodium state forever? I feed for about 10 days and slime mold no longer eats oatmeal,And it gathers and tries to climb the wall of the box,may I know what is the reason?"
Nov 14
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"Those are gorgeous images, I hope you're proud of them! "
Nov 8
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
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Nov 7
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"They're actually quite tough - they'll move away from contamination, if you put a fresh clean piece of substrate nearby with some new food you should find the slime will just move across. I do leave oats on the paper when I make sclerotia…"
Nov 6
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"thank you very much! The sclerotia I cultivated a few days ago did not recover,But after I added a piece of leaf, it partially recovered. its Physarella oblonga,I have already fed it oatmeal for 3 days.I am planning to let the part…"
Nov 3
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"Hi Not all species will feed off oats so that could be an issue, although I've seen notes saying physarella will grow on oats ( https://www.jstor.org/stable/3756359?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents) it might be worth trying something else,…"
Oct 30
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
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Oct 30
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Some questions about growing slime molds

Hello everyone,I come from China, and I have some questions:1.How to fatten the slime molds?2.how to production of new sclerotia for storage?3.Why is my sclerotia(physarella oblonga) not resurrected?4.I especially like Leocarpus fragilis,and i have it's spores,How should I cultivate it's protoplasm?thank you allSee More
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