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


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s