Moist Chamber Cultures

Culturing slime moulds in moist chambers is a tried and true method of surveying for myxomycetes. It’s easy and fun to do!

A magnified glass or x10 hand lens (loupe) is required when searching for the tiny fruiting bodies, but this is much easier to do with a microscope with x20 to x 40 magnification.

Here are a couple of links to articles describing the method:

How to Create a Slime Mold Moist Chamber

https://www.disjunctnaturalists.com/articles2/armchair-foraying.htm

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