Physarum Polycephalum


Growth Photograph Document

2020



Day 1- Day 10 Growth Document, 2020

Physarum polycephalum, is a common yellow slime mould which is an aggregation of hundreds or thousands of identical unicellular organisms that merge together into one huge “cell” containing all their nuclei. It appears to intelligence.

Study from the slime mold is like studying the very distant past. Life was unicellular at the beginning, and that's a unicellular organism. So, looking at how something like this is capable of solving complex problem. We sort of get to the origin of intelligence on Earth.

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