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I found a very strange phenomenon

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian Jan 14. 5 Replies

My slime molds was originally orange, and after I put it in the light incubator for 24 hours, it turned pale yellow, but it still ate food.…Continue

Some questions about growing slime molds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lukas Jan 4. 15 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 I found a very strange phenomenon
"I use this trick - put an additional couple of smaller pieces of paper under your culture when you're drying down - the slime will collect over them as it's damper than the surrounding area so you'll get a thicker layer when it dried"
Jan 14
Lukas replied to liuduyaya's discussion I found a very strange phenomenon
"Is there a sweet spot on where the clumping is not irreversible but it is also possible to get nice sclerotia from this condensed state instead of the usual thin ones?"
Jan 8
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion I found a very strange phenomenon
"They do vary in colour - It could be light exposure or response to something in the tree bark. If your slime is exposed to light that might make it bunch up and start to clump - it's a preparation for spore forming and it's basically…"
Jan 7
Lukas replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"These pictures are amazing! Thanks for sharing"
Jan 4
Lukas replied to liuduyaya's discussion I found a very strange phenomenon
"I can not tell you what you saw, but these are interesting findings!"
Jan 4
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion I found a very strange phenomenon
"The second finding was that I put the slime mold in a wet box for 3 days, then it turned into a sclerotoid-like thing, tough, yellow, but unable to recover.but the real sclerotium is fragile Do you know what the reason is?"
Jan 4
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I found a very strange phenomenon

My slime molds was originally orange, and after I put it in the light incubator for 24 hours, it turned pale yellow, but it still ate food.See More
Dec 19, 2018
ian replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"What's the climate like where this species is found? When is it mostly likely to have a few weeks of dry weather? If you can mimic that you might have chance. We don't know if they can all form sclerotia so it might not be possible.…"
Nov 23, 2018
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Macbrideola on Trichia sp.

"Wonderful record"
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Cribraria cancellata

"I found it in the mountains of Zhejiang, China in the early summer of this year."
Nov 23, 2018
liuduyaya replied to liuduyaya's discussion Some questions about growing slime molds
"Thank you, I have tried, the method of making sclerotia by cooling has failed."
Nov 23, 2018
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…"
Nov 20, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018

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