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Slimes, safety and world distribution.

HelloI'm glad to have found this forum, because I'm really interested in slime molds and there are not many books about them and hardly any…

Started by ian in Links & ResourcesLatest Reply

How to raise plasmodia from spores

The results are coming in from my first trials and it looks like all the other methods aren't necessary.This has a 70% hit rate, faster dev…

Started by ian in Projects & IdeasLatest Reply

How to get a physarum culture

So you want slime?  I can give you slime. I'll post physarum to anyone anywhere free of charge.  "Free?" you say, surely that's too good…

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How to get a physarum culture

So you want slime?  I can give you slime. I'll post physarum to anyone anywhere free of charge.  "Free?" you say, surely that's too good…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

54 yesterday
Reply by Yloo

Slime mold and human society

I joined the collective to find people, researchers who would be interested in observing a real-life social 'experiment' happening in Belar…

Started by Alexandra in Links & Resources

24 Oct 3
Reply by ori elisar

Please help maintain the slimoco network by contributing to the hosting costs

Dear slimoco members, It’s that time of year when I get billed for the hosting costs of the slimoco network and reach out to the membership…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & Resources

3 Sep 22
Reply by Heather Barnett

Biosecurity again - another level

So - my old methods ( spraying with disinfectant/bleach )  turn out to be inadequate for a hundred or so cultures, I found a live slime in…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

1 Sep 22
Reply by RyChu

Newbie questions

Hi all, I’m very new to the world of keeping slime molds and found a few wild specimens on a walk yesterday, and have already placed them i…

Started by Carter in Links & Resources

1 Sep 19
Reply by ian

Got myself a new wild slime!

was thinking about Ian's post on biosecurity and not spreading Carolina worldwide, and the easiest option I could think of was to find my o…

Started by Patrick Barry in Links & Resources

6 Sep 15
Reply by Patrick Barry

Tales from the slimery

Hi  I've been literally up to y knees in petri dishes for the last four weeks - round three of breeding kicked off with my highly inbred li…

Started by ian in Links & Resources

2 Sep 3
Reply by ian

Colourimetry

One thing I've noticed breeding slimes is they vary in colour. Anyone who's got Daywalker and Mazie on the go might have noticed that Dw is…

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

4 Sep 3
Reply by ian

Convex hull and going beyond oats

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13683377 Herbal sleeping tablets - extract of valerian root to be specific. This has the p…

Started by Patrick Barry in Links & Resources

0 Aug 27

Slime moulds in digital form

Quite a few projects going on to replicate their behaviour in the grasshopper community: https://discourse.mcneel.com/t/physarium-slime-in-

Started by Patrick Barry in Links & Resources

0 Aug 13

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