The Slime Mould Collective

An international network of/for intelligent organisms

SLIMOCO brings together artists, scientists and others interested in slime moulds - to share research, knowledge, experiments, images...

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Unidentified other mold

Posted by Mimi Osborne on November 25, 2021 at 20:37 1 Comment

Slime Mould commission

Posted by Núria Rovira Terradas on November 18, 2021 at 13:23 0 Comments

Maizie V Larry

Posted by AndyGadget on November 17, 2021 at 17:00 1 Comment

Another time lapse brewing.

Posted by AndyGadget on November 1, 2021 at 22:28 0 Comments

Maizie's Travels.

Posted by AndyGadget on November 1, 2021 at 16:00 0 Comments

Template for 85mm Petri Dish.

Posted by AndyGadget on October 29, 2021 at 17:30 1 Comment

First video (Now up!)

Posted by AndyGadget on October 28, 2021 at 21:00 0 Comments


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The Slime Mould Collective is a portal for interesting, progressive and ground breaking research and creative practice working with the simple yet intelligent organisms. If you are involved with or interested in slime moulds as a scientist, artist, designer, teacher, philosopher... (etc), please join and share what you do...

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Jay is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Julio Lugon posted a video

Julio Lugon - Slime Mold (loops) // for elephant meditations

Project: Julio Lugon, "elephant meditations" for bonn_hoeren sonotopia (Bonn, September 2019)Featuring a self-cultured Physarum Polycephalum.Digital Microsco...
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Julio Lugon is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Maxwell posted a discussion


     Recently, I’ve been messing around with a hemitrichia plasmodium that I grew from sporangia obtained from the wilderness. The plasmodia was white at first, but began to turn yellow after it began depleting the agar on which I was growing it on.…See More
May 26
Juan Pablo replied to Jana's discussion Slime Mould Vibrations
"Hey!!! have you have any advances on the project?"
May 25
AndyGadget posted a discussion

Enteridium lycoperdon or giant zit?

I found this on a dead and dry rotting beech trunk.  Approx 5 x 4cm with a thin membrane and filled with what looks like a translucent milky fluid, dry and squidgy to the touch; just like a giant zit.  False puffball (Enteridium lycoperdon) which a…See More
May 22
jojo,lu commented on Owen Lowery's video

Slime Mold Semi-SlimeTime Sonification

"Hi there! I'm curious about the sensors used to detect the movements and electrical activity of the slime molds. Could you provide more details on the specific sensors employed in this project? p.s. What software was used to create the video…"
May 19
Katie Losey commented on ian's photo


"Ian, would it be possible to possibly feature this image in an article I am writing about innovations inspired by slime mold? If so, please advise how you would like it credited! Thanks so much for your consideration. "
May 18
Katie Losey commented on Heather Barnett's photo


"Heather, hi! Question: would it be possible to use this image and credit you for the biomimicry article? "
May 18
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May 17
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May 16
Scott Stensland posted a video

The Insane Biology of: Slime Mold

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May 16
Ekaterina Krylova is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
May 15
jojo,lu is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
May 12
jojo,lu liked Nazwa Zarrella's video
May 12
jojo,lu liked Jana's discussion Slime Mould Vibrations
May 12
Andreas Bauer posted a discussion

Trouble Producing Sclerotia

Hello everyone, I've been growing a plasmodium of P. polycephalum for about one and a half months now. I've got it to a decent size and have been enjoying it a lot so far. But I haven't been able to get it to form sclerotia yet. I tried three times…See More
May 11
Katie posted a discussion

Receiving culture

Has anyone received a culture recently (March or April in 2023)? I haven’t seen anything on it since a couple of years ago. Is he still giving them out? How do we know if our request was received? If he’s not still sharing is anyone in the US…See More
May 6




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