The Slime Mould Collective

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Slime division

I rehydrated some daywalker slime three days ago and it's been healthy and active, but I got it out to look at this morning and it has spli…

Started by Amber in Ramblings

1 Dec 10, 2020
Reply by ian

Hello New Members!

We've had four new members over the last couple of days, by Slimoco standards, that's a rush! I figure we need an intro thread. New member…

Started by ian in Ramblings

7 Dec 8, 2020
Reply by Bob Lowe

The slime manifesto

I've added colour and more words to the instructions I send out with the cultures  Http:// 

Started by ian in Links & Resources

4 Dec 2, 2020
Reply by ian

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 in Links & Resources

1 Dec 2, 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 in Projects & Ideas

0 Dec 2, 2020

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

3 Nov 12, 2020
Reply by ian

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

5 Nov 2, 2020
Reply by Heather Barnett

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 in Links & Resources

0 Oct 25, 2020

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, 2020
Reply by ori elisar

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, 2020
Reply by ian


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