ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Slime Mold feeds on bacteria, fungi, & dead vegetation and recycles the important minerals such as carbon and nitrogen back into our environment and soil. 

Slime Mold is known as a 'false fungi'. 

Non-toxic and harmless!

 

Slime Mold has been known since late 1800s when Charles Darwin claimed that the roots of plants and soil can hold the brains. It wasn't until mid-20th century Princeton biologist John Tyler Bonner that made this phenomenon famous

Herbert Jennings wrote the 'Behavior of the Lower Organisms' in 1906

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It lives between a micro and macro world. 

There are over 900+ species around our world. 

 

Classified as 'Amoeba', a single-celled brainless organism that self-communicates through a chemical stimuli when food is scarce. 

It has the ability to be efficient and solve complex mazes, cosmic webs, and adapt into any environment for survival. 

It is one of the smartest organisms in our planet!

 

References

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/04/science/04slime.html

https://www.britannica.com/science/slime-mold

https://www.annallergy.org/article/S1081-1206(13)00574-7/fulltext