[NetBehaviour] slime mold, hardened form, anomalies, identifications, webs

AGF poemproducer agf at poemproducer.com
Sat Dec 2 09:58:39 CET 2017


Dear Alan, I forgot 2 more artists working close to slime
macro, micro levels

http://robertina.net/
who just posted this
https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-beautiful-intelligence-of-bacteria-and-other-microbes-20171113/

Simon Sublime @SimonSublime
Bacteriologist, Following The Third Way
https://exploringtheinvisible.com/

fyi

> On 02 Dec 2017, at 08:04, AGF poemproducer <agf at poemproducer.com> wrote:
> 
> Morning Alan, perhaps it could be useful to communicate 
> with the radical mycology network about this. Or bioartsociety ? 
> 
> Do you know them ? 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aB9JSky8x6k
> https://radicalmycology.com/
> 
> I also have a few friends who work with slime
> the mexican based art collective interspecifics ?
> http://interspecifics.cc/
> 
> ‘Non-Human Rhythms Featuring Physarum (Live)’ by INTERSPECIFICS @microhom
> http://www.interspecifics.cc/-/about/
> 
> just for inspiration :)
> agee
> 
>> On 02 Dec 2017, at 04:04, Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> slime mold, hardened form, anomalies, identifications, webs
>> 
>> need identification help. the slime mold was found only on one
>> log (most likely oak) in the Caratunk woods. it changed
>> radically (of course) in the past two days. meanwhile i've
>> scoured my atlases, looked on Wikipedia and more obscure sites,
>> and nothing comes up. it's quite large, quite soft. i've taken
>> about 80 images of it so far. there are two other biological
>> elements I haven't been able to identify and that seem equally
>> unique in the area; the first is the odd structure on tree bark;
>> it's extremely hard, not from a wasp or bee (no hint of a
>> hexagonal structure), and the tunnels are quite large. finally
>> there's an odd growth on the side of a tree; I only have one
>> image unfortunately. all three of these are haunting and of
>> great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> the slime mold is amazing; it's soft to the touch and seems to
>> have the same consistency throughout.
>> 
>> as long as we can keep our sense of wonder in the face of
>> catastrophe, annihilation and extinction, we might survive the
>> next few years; I have less hope for other organisms at this
>> point. In any case, any clues to identification greatly
>> appreciated. thanks, Alan
>> 
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb012.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb013.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb018.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb023.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb028.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb038.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb040.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb048.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb059.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb076.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb077.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb081.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb086.jpg
>> http://www.alansondheim.org/caratunkb093.jpg
>> 
>> 16c16
>> < great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> ---
>>> great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> < great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> ---
>>> great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> < great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> ---
>>> great interest to us; they seen multi-organism and networked.
>> 
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