Under the electron microscopeNice thing about managing a lab is sometimes you get to have a bit of a play. We had clinical samples to process the other week and also a lab full of slime moulds left over from filming. The chemica…DiscussionUnder the electron microscope2 LikesStarting from spores - todays trialsAnother trial run. I've 'built' an 'incubator' - a 1960's paper says warmth is crucial so I've put an aquarium heater in a tank of water inside a large tub, it's set to 28C.
I'm trying many methods…DiscussionStarting from spores - todays trials2 LikesFilming for TV!I had a Tv crew in on Tuesday after three changes of date. It was a very strange experience, I had no idea how much kit this actually involves - and how large professional rigs are - the sound kit in…DiscussionFilming for TV!5 LikesHello new members and old!Hi!
I'd just like to say how fantastic it is to have active and enthusiastic members on the forums. Like a slime mould we can make this thing grow and spread our squishy yellow love around the world…DiscussionHello new members and old!1 LikeBlob WirephotoBlob Wire1 Like
And so it begins..Here we go. Two spore germinating methods, looked pretty much the same under microscope. One was rub oat flake in spores, add to 1ml water and leave for three days in the dark. Method two - same but…DiscussionAnd so it begins..4 Likes(Moist) chamber of horrors or where the wild…I've been dabbling in the dark art of catching occult slime moulds.
There are loads of slime moulds out there waiting to be discovered but they're either dormant or just too small to be found even wh…Discussion(Moist) chamber of horrors or where the wild…3 LikesWhere Mazie came fromSome of you have already met Mazie - Amazing Mazie the Maze Solving Mucous so I thought I might share her life story with you.
Many years ago - I can't recall quite when, I was asked to wrangle som…DiscussionWhere Mazie came from4 LikesCanary Wharf framed by a slime mouldphotoCanary Wharf framed by a slime mould3 Likes