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April 2018 Blog Posts (3)

Q. Eva - Would you like to be eaten?

In the ongoing conversation between people and slime molds, using an oats-laden Ouija board, Eva asked my resident slime mold whether it would like to be eaten.

Apparently, it considers excess itself being eaten as a form of dieting. However, ritual needs to be observed, including oboe music ->…

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Added by Jan-Maarten Luursema on April 20, 2018 at 14:06 — No Comments

Food

I'm doing some projects with physarum polycephalum but I confronted on some problems.

I bought oat flour(not a flake).

To feed them, I made oat porridge(25g oat/ 50ml water, sticky).

It's totally okay until second day of the experiement. But about on the third day, unknown white filamentous fungi grows on the oat porridge.

Maybe I think the reason is 'humid state of oat'.

But I want to do my experiment with oat flour(beacuse there are so much oat…

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Added by mint taste slime mould on April 13, 2018 at 4:20 — 1 Comment

HELP ME

1. habitat

I put sclerotia(thanks to ian) in a petri dish(with no medium) with wetted tissue then give them some cornflakes and let them in the warm and dark place. After two days, they grew up that take most place of petri dish. But after 4th days, they started to make spores. During that days, I just don't do anything except for exposing them in light for short times. what's wrong with them?

Before they make spores, i subcultured them to petri dish(with potato…

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Added by mint taste slime mould on April 5, 2018 at 11:30 — 3 Comments

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