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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 ianLatest 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…

Started by ianLatest Reply

Top Tips for growing Physarum Polycephalum...

If you're keen to grow your own the slime mould Physarum Polycephalum, this information may help... Preferred conditions: dark and damp (fo…

Started by Heather BarnettLatest Reply

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Slime deliver update

A delivery update - I owe a lot of people slime, I'm working on it but I've spent the last 2 weeks moving the slimery out of the study to m…

Started by ian

1 yesterday
Reply by Aimee

Create self-sufficient environment with slime mould

Not long ago Ian sent me some slime molds. Since then I have been learning how to grow them, the best technique was agar-water and oatmeal,…

Started by Ivan

5 yesterday
Reply by Aimee

Hello I'm new here and to slimes in general!

Does anyone know where to get dry samples of slime plasmodium ? Is there an exchange type thing here? A few months into the world of magica…

Started by Aimee

0 yesterday

Effect of light on slime mold

I am interested in knowing why slime molds are adverse to light.  What is the mechanism that causes light to make them change into spores? …

Started by Bill Rueger

1 May 13
Reply by Kenneth Ramos

The Bioreactor

hi there .  i·m new here and i·m excited to join this community .  at some point i would love  to get a sample of physerum polycephalum . …

Started by Skadi

12 May 10
Reply by Skadi

What foods have you found slime molds to like?

I'm wanting to just maybe make an internet master list of what foods you've found these plasmodiums to like, and what they didn't like so m…

Started by superuser

2 Apr 13
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Hello! I’m new to slime mold and also this page. How do I go about having the slime mold sent to me? Nice to meet y’all!!

Started by Waylynn

4 Mar 12
Reply by ian

2008 financial crisis

Have a listen to my 12/4/21 podcast, on Fascinating!. The topic is Blame, and I use slime mold as an explanation of the 2008 financial cris…

Started by Eric Moon

1 Feb 14
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What causes Mycelium growth? Many of my samples seem to exhibit extensive growth... should I be concerned

Started by Mimi Osborne

1 Feb 1
Reply by ian

Any members in Lebanon?

Hello,  I am delivering a Biodesign in Fashion course for The Lebanese American University of Architecture and Design in Beirut (I am remo…

Started by Sarah Graham

0 Jan 31


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