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

Time lapse rig

Posted by AndyGadget on October 28, 2021 at 20:46 0 Comments

Maizie, Day 4.

Posted by AndyGadget on October 24, 2021 at 20:46 0 Comments

 

Welcome to the Slime Mould Collective!

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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Fz Ayguler updated their profile
14 hours ago
ian posted a discussion

Slime back in production!

I've slimes available to post again - fresh off the drying rack and itching to explore the world.At the moment just Daywalker but I'll rear some of the others soon. See More
15 hours ago
Profile IconAlexander Chierici and Jack joined The Slime Mould Collective
19 hours ago
ian replied to Skadi's discussion Physerum in Water
"Not sure I follow, Palladium?"
Friday
Luna Greyson is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Thursday
Skadi replied to Skadi's discussion Physerum in Water
"Mm , mmhm , and does the feffect of Pb on Palladium before?"
Thursday
ian replied to Skadi's discussion Physerum in Water
"From Dirasat, Pure Sciences, Volume 34, No. 2, 2007Effect of Lead on Growth,Viability and Structure of the Slime Mold Physarum polycephalumZiad A. Shraideh * Physiological Salt Solution (PSS)  6.0 mM NaCl, 3.0 mM KCl, 1.0 mM CaCl2 ,0.1…"
Jun 22
ian replied to Skadi's discussion Physerum in Water
"Hi You need an osmotically neutral solution to keep them submerged for long, I'll try to find the recipe. Yes they sense pH and salt concentrations"
Jun 22
Antony nevin is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Jun 22
Kenneth Ramos commented on Stan Paxton's photo
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BlueMtnStone - (85)-HDRaRed

"Most anything from the Permian fascinates me because so little survived from it towards the end.  These could easily be mistaken for slime mold plasmodia I suppose but more along the line of an alga of sorts or maybe a fern of some kind. …"
Jun 22
Kenneth Ramos left a comment for Cire Sniknej
"Microsoft PowerPoint - IsoHandbook.2 (uark.edu) Culturing slime molds from the environment. Hope this helps you get started."
Jun 20
Kenneth Ramos posted a photo

IMG_101@45X P. roseum plasmodium

Though amoeboid movement in Physarum is not unusual or uncommon, it is quite self evident, I was delighted to see it in progress other than the usual cytoplasmic streaming we see in the veinous cytoplasm normally. While intently observing P. roseum…
Jun 19
Stan Paxton commented on Stan Paxton's photo
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"Kenneth Ramos: Thanks for the comments and suggestion about Steven Stephenson. I will follow up with him."
Jun 15
Trout is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Jun 15
Kenneth Ramos commented on Stan Paxton's photo
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"Personally I don't know of any slime mold fruit bodies showing up in the fossil record other than in amber maybe, along with  spore or two.  You present some very good questions though, ones that I wish I could knowledgeably discuss…"
Jun 14
Stan Paxton posted a photo

BlueMtnStone - (85)-HDRaRed

Dendrites in Permian-age Lyons Sandstone, Lyons, Colorado
Jun 14
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"Have conditions of the chemical environment conducive to slime mould growth been generalized other than a need for food?...that is...oxidizing versus chemically reducing; acidic versus alkalmine water chemistry? Have slime moulds been recognized in…"
Jun 14
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Manganese dendrites on bedding plane of Permian-age Lyons Sandstone, Lyons, Colorado
Jun 14
Stan Paxton posted a status
"Looking for information on the chemical environment conducive to formation and growth of slime moulds."
Jun 14
Stan Paxton updated their profile
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