Slime Mould (Physarum polycephalum) is a single cell organism in the Physaracae family of myxomycetes. It is not a fungus. It is an amoeboid protist – a mould (mold). It is generally known as the Blob.
Slime Mould is bright yellow in a network of interlaced tubes. It does not have a central nervous system, a mouth, stomach, arms, legs, eyes, and other usual features. However, it can move slowly (at 4 centimetres per hour) and it can feed itself.Continue reading “Slime Mould”