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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

10 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by ian

So how do we use slime for evil instead of good?

We're all aware of how great slime moulds are and how they inspire artists, scientists and nutters to perform great deeds. But we're neglec…

Started by ian

6 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by RyChu

And so it begins..

Here we go. Two spore germinating methods, looked pretty much the same under microscope. One was rub oat flake in spores, add to 1ml water…

Started by ian

5 Nov 25, 2019
Reply by ian

Under the electron microscope

Nice thing about managing a lab is sometimes you get to have a bit of a play. We had clinical samples to process the other week and also a…

Started by ian

5 Nov 23, 2019
Reply by Nemo Andrea

The ideas pit

Here's an plan - have an idea about slime moulds, artistic, scientific or otherwise? Not sure you'll ever get round to it but it's too good…

Started by ian

1 Nov 8, 2019
Reply by ian

Agar platforms

Thank you all very much for your support. I was just wondering how to connect different platforms of agar. For example, if a person uses a…

Started by RyChu

5 Nov 5, 2019
Reply by RyChu

Light exposure - here's a sick idea

Physarum doesn't like exposure to light - I'm pretty sure we've all noticed that. Physarum is also yellow - fairly sure that's not news to…

Started by ian

5 Oct 29, 2019
Reply by ian

(Moist) chamber of horrors or where the wild things are

I've been dabbling in the dark art of catching occult slime moulds. There are loads of slime moulds out there waiting to be discovered but…

Started by ian

3 Oct 25, 2019
Reply by Benny Fulmer

Slime Mould in a Vivarium ?

Hi everyone,I saw a story on the Paris zoo featuring a new exhibit containing Physarum polycephalum. They keep the slime mould in a forest-…

Started by Daniel Šlechta

5 Oct 21, 2019
Reply by Blob Morane

Soggy popcorn

so i was having a bit of fun with a culture ian sent me, and i decided to try seeing if a bit of slime i left suspended upside down on an i…

Started by Benny Fulmer

4 Oct 21, 2019
Reply by ian


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