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Slime moulds

slime mould

(Science: biology, microbiology) Two distinct groups of fungi, the cellular slime moulds or Acrasidae that include dictyostelium and the acellular slime moulds or myxomycetes that include physarum.

These nonphototrophic eukaryotic microorganisms lack cell walls, which aggregate to form fruiting structures (cellular slime moulds) or simply masses of protoplasm (acellular slime moulds).

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Fiber Disease

... life cycles have developed among certain amoebae, called cellular slime moulds. [edit] References ^ Reichenbach H (2001). "Myxobacteria, producers of novel bioactive ...

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... plant kingdom included bacteria, diatoms, dinoflagellates, fungi, and slime moulds, but these are not now thought of as plants. The groups that are always classified as ...

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hear the spring peepers-endangered

... that coming to a close, I have been considering the study of Plasmodial Slime Moulds (Molds) or Myxomycetes. These are wonderful creatures in that they start out life as ...

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by Ken Ramos
Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:31 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hear the spring peepers-endangered
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Classification of Microbes

... as to what is actually what. At one time I was studying Plasmodial Slime Molds (Moulds). They are grouped by some as a fungi (Myxomycetes) and as animals by others (Mycetozoa). ...

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by Ken Ramos
Mon Dec 12, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Classification of Microbes
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Re: Protoctists?

... They live in watery environments. Examples of protoctista's are Slime moulds, Algae, and Yeasts

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by strutter
Wed Jul 06, 2005 3:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protoctists?
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