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[APD] RE: slime mold

> The first thing I thought when I saw the picture was
> that it looked like the slime mold Physarum
> polycephalum that we use in the teaching lab. 
> -Laura

Yes, that's what I thought as well, what is eating though?
It grew on the glass. We use oats for Physarum.

This stage is the feeding stage of the slime mold so.............
I suppose it could have eaten something like a dead snail or something that
died on the glass or in a crack/space in the silicone.   
But it does look like a plasmodial slime mold...to me as well.
Still, where's the food for it in the photo? Glass does not have much
It's highly doubtful the water column has enough.

Tom Barr

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