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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The slime manifesto

I've added colour and more words to the instructions I send out with the cultures  Http://www.tinyurl.com/slimemanifesto 

Started by ian

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Do individual slime have personalities?

New to slime! I don't even have one yet. But I'm just curious if people have observed individual slimes (presumably from different sources)…

Started by Sarah Vitak

1 on Wednesday
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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

3 Nov 12
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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

5 Nov 2
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Photos Iridescent Slime Moulds

Dear Collective, I'm looking to write a letter to Journal of Fungi regarding structural colour. Some slime Moulds *do* have this, it is th…

Started by Colin

0 Oct 25

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

24 Oct 3
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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

1 Sep 19
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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

6 Sep 15
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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

2 Sep 3
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