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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ian replied to crypticgimmick's discussion Hello! And some beginner questions
"Hi Sorry I only just noticed this. Honestly for budget I'd go for one of the Wifi microscopes at around 30 quid - it gives you a reasonable image quality and with a little ingenuity ( like using an auto screen clicker app ) you can use it to…"
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Daywalker on the prowl.

I've not done anything with slime moulds for a while but today decided to take Daywalker out for a run in a simulated wild environment.  This is the starting point; a supermarket mushroom container with various woodland goodies, rotting pear and…See More
Sep 21
athenea machiavelo liked Patrick Barry's discussion Got myself a new wild slime!
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ian replied to Maxwell's discussion Help with myxamoeba encystment and plasmodia formation
"Hi Feed them bugs! the myxamoeba like a lawn of bacteria to feed off - I make a suspension of 1 oat per ml in water, let it sit a few days and pipette about 50 microlitres onto the dish when I add spores.  It can takes weeks to months for…"
Sep 8
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Help with myxamoeba encystment and plasmodia formation

Recently, I’ve been trying to grow hemitrichia sp. and stemonitis spp. from spores harvested from the wild. I’ve had success in getting the spores to germinate, but I haven’t been able to get the amoeba to form plasmodia. Another problem that I’ve…See More
Sep 6
Dr. Angela Wölfel replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Came for the blob, stayed for the hilariously witty writing ;)"
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