The Slime Mould Collective

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Slime mold and cellular networks

Hi everyone,  I developed a fascination for physarum polycephalum since I first heard about it a couple of years back and I'm super glad, I…

Started by Kay Brinkmann

1 Mar 4, 2021
Reply by ian

Do you have any suggestions for using slime molds in your design?

Hi, guys!I am a fine arts college student, I will soon carry on my graduation design creation.I'm going to take the slime mold's ability to…

Started by Ruiko

1 Mar 2, 2021
Reply by ian

Time lapse with Maths output! Don't know why the 'add video' isn't working but here's a link. This Physarum rigidum meeting polycephalum ov…

Started by ian

2 Feb 26, 2021
Reply by Bradley Lauterbach

Problems with raising Physarum Polycephalum from sclerotia

Hello I'm writing this post, because I have a problem as mentioned in the title. Never before had I faced such difficulties and I'm doing t…

Started by Tymon Zachary

7 Jan 22, 2021
Reply by MP

Slime mould interaction with fungi - university research.

Hi all!  I'm currently working on piece of science fiction for my creative writing degree. Put briefly, a mutation has caused various speci…

Started by James White

5 Dec 16, 2020
Reply by ian

Accessible sessions - visual impairment

I'm looking at devising some sessions for people with visual difficulties.  I've found a slime grown on thin card bakes nicely at 100C to l…

Started by ian

0 Dec 2, 2020


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

4 Sep 3, 2020
Reply by ian

Contamination tolerance assay

Otherwise known as the boredom assay. I suspect some of the slime strains are more prone to contamination than others. I'm trying trays w…

Started by ian

7 Jun 21, 2020
Reply by ian


I wondered if the bright orange physarum have different pigments from their paler siblings, so I mashed a load into alcohol ( 80% isopropan…

Started by ian

2 Jun 21, 2020
Reply by ian

slimoco online meet up

Seeing as we're all - to varying degrees - locked down with our slime moulds, would anyone like to join a slimoco online meet up sometime l…

Started by Heather Barnett

14 Jun 20, 2020
Reply by Heather Barnett


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