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Evan Brown
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Will dermestid beetles eat physarum?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Brown Jul 27. 2 Replies

I'm doing an experiment to see if I can create a self sustaining ecosystem. All components seem compatible so far, but I'm curious if any knows whether or not dermestid beetles will eat physarum.Continue

RADIOACTIVE SLIME!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Brown Apr 6. 9 Replies

April fools! Okay, so it's not radioactive. But it sure looks like it, and I figured April fools day was as good a day as any to share. This is my current project, inspired by quarantine boredom. UV…Continue

Any related hobbies?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eleanor Relf Nov 4, 2019. 8 Replies

I thought this might be an interesting way to find fellow likeminded sliders. Does anyone have any other hobbies related to...well I guess be as broad as you want, we are an eclectic community. I…Continue

Tags: slime, unrelated, fungi, mushroom, spore

Does anyone have any other strains or genetic variations?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian Nov 4, 2019. 6 Replies

I'm looking into trying to get my hands on other strains of slime molds, or unique strains of P. Polycephalum. Does anyone have anything they'd be willing to share? Continue

 

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Evan Brown replied to Alexandra's discussion Slime mold and human society
"Hello from America. I understand what you mean. But an issue with this is that the internet works slightly differently in different countries. Some censor things, or the media doesn't report on it in other countries, it's not in…"
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Evan Brown replied to Evan Brown's discussion Will dermestid beetles eat physarum?
"I figured they might, I know they'll leave live insects alone but will eat fungi. I'm aware slime mold isn't a fungi, but I don't know if the derms know that lol. I have a couple pieces of partially rotting oak I found in the…"
Jul 27
ian replied to Evan Brown's discussion Will dermestid beetles eat physarum?
"Some beetles feed on them https://bugtracks.wordpress.com/2011/08/14/slime-mold-beetles/ Dunno about dermestids but I have a feeling they'll eat anything with a protein content.  Where's the physarum getting its energy…"
Jul 27
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Will dermestid beetles eat physarum?

I'm doing an experiment to see if I can create a self sustaining ecosystem. All components seem compatible so far, but I'm curious if any knows whether or not dermestid beetles will eat physarum.See More
Jul 26
Evan Brown replied to ian's discussion Spores now available!
"I could use some, I don't have any at the moment and I just got a new(to me) microscope."
Jul 22
Evan Brown liked ian's discussion Spores now available!
Jul 22
Evan Brown replied to ian's discussion Daywalker - is it 'blind''?
"I would recommend a BH1750 sensor and an Arduino. You can make a cheap lux meter from those."
Jul 22
Adam Strandberg liked Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
May 25
Evan Brown replied to Quill Brezicki's discussion Allergies?
"Can you describe your symptoms? I'm not a doctor, but as an allergy sufferer perhaps I can help you out."
Apr 12
Evan Brown replied to Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
"You dare me? Well I guess I have no choice then."
Apr 6
Evan Brown replied to Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
"Lol, more of a "WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE, CLICK!!" sound. But I am considering adding a pew pew sound effect just for fun."
Apr 5
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Apr 4
Evan Brown replied to Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
"I just ordered some strontium aluminate to try out, I intend to mix it into some oat flour with a bit of Valerian root to see if I can get them to eat that. I think I have some eosin laying around somewhere. I just noticed today that the advancing…"
Apr 4
ian replied to Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
"I couldn't persuade them to eat strontium aluminate! If you fed another culture rhodamine or eosin and had a couple of cameras you'd be able to follow the mixing ( with two cams you could use R & G filters to separate signals…"
Apr 4
Evan Brown replied to Evan Brown's discussion RADIOACTIVE SLIME!
"Oats laced with fluorescein. I want to try it with strontium aluminate based glow powder so hopefully it will glow in the dark. I have another method I want to eventually look into using CRISPR to insert a bioluminescent gene. No idea how either of…"
Apr 2

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Evan
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I collect moulds, spores, and fungus. Biohacker, collector of the weird, explorer of the unknown. I consider myself a student of all sciences and a Jack of all trades.
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At 21:11 on October 9, 2019, Jaden said…
Hey Evan. If you need any slime mold sclerotia let me know. I’m not very active here anymore, but I am happy to send you some.
And welcome to Slime Mold Collective!
 
 
 

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