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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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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Alice Wong updated their profile
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Georgia Perkins joined Heather Barnett's group
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slimoco London

Join if you're based in/near London (UK) and interested in meeting and/or swapping cultures...See More
yesterday
Georgia Perkins liked Elton's discussion Slime Mould in the human gut.
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Georgia Perkins liked Raichu's discussion Other Species?
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Georgia Perkins is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
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Brent liked ian's discussion How to raise plasmodia from spores
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Brent liked ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
Friday
Brent replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Hello Ian! Amateur scientist here. I am looking to work with slime moulds to explore how they function and run experiments on how they interact within a controlled biosphere environment and vice versa I'm also fascinated with how they function…"
Friday
Brent liked ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
Friday
Brent liked Raichu's discussion Designing a 3D printed holder which prevents slime molds from escaping ... anybody interested?
Friday
Heather Barnett replied to Raichu's discussion Designing a 3D printed holder which prevents slime molds from escaping ... anybody interested?
"Let them escape!! :)"
Friday
ian replied to Raichu's discussion Designing a 3D printed holder which prevents slime molds from escaping ... anybody interested?
"Alcohol might evaporate a bit quick but a moat is a good idea. I've been printing maze stencils & microscope coverslip holders for watching slimes in the lab. For simple shapes you can get away with just taking a 2d drawing and extruding it…"
Friday
Raichu posted a discussion

Designing a 3D printed holder which prevents slime molds from escaping ... anybody interested?

I am making a slime mold holder which prevents slime molds from escaping by surrounding them with a moat of alcohol. The moat is 3D printed and can be adjusted for any size, depending on how big you want your slime mold culture to be. I will keep…See More
Friday
Solomon posted a status
"Any tips on keeping an unatended slime mould healthy and captive?"
Thursday
ian replied to Cameron Griffith's discussion What glucose concentrations are ideal for slime mould growth/attraction?
"You might want to look at gradient gels for this sort of thing - either stepped - slices of agar at increasing concentrations or smooth - http://wbg.wormbook.org/2010/12/06/making-linear-chemical-gradients-in-agar/"
Thursday
ian posted a video

Slime mould food choices

Physarum given a choice of oats, bread, cheese and coffee beans. Shot on Eos-M running Magic lantern, 90 second intervals over 2 days. Music by incompetech.com
Thursday
Solomon updated their profile
Wednesday
Solomon replied to Cameron Griffith's discussion What glucose concentrations are ideal for slime mould growth/attraction?
"How fortuitous! I am also an ib student also looking to do my EE on physarum polycephalum, however I am investigating the effects of ph (specifically around acid rain) on my slime mould."
Wednesday
Solomon liked Cameron Griffith's discussion What glucose concentrations are ideal for slime mould growth/attraction?
Wednesday
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Feb 11
 
 
 

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All members are welcome to create sub-groups to connect people with common interests, i.e. particular species, foragers, slime mould swaps, slime mould as metaphor for human cooperation… etc.

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