ARE SLIME MOLD SLUGS MULTI-CELLULAR ORGANISMS?

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ARE SLIME MOLD SLUGS MULTI-CELLULAR ORGANISMS?

Post by charles brough » Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:09 am

I am referring to the way amoeba come together and form into "bodies" which move to a new location and form a stalk with "seed".

I understand there are mold cells that do this as well.

The indistinct area between unicellular and multi-cellular organisms is to me a fascinating subject. Sponges and enomoes (sp?) come to mind. Also jellyfish. Then there exists viruses.

But we can even consider societies as social organisms .l . .

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Post by Dr.Stein » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:05 am

As what I read, slime mold is a colony :?
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Post by AstusAleator » Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:31 pm

Yep, it's a well-coordinated colony. Pretty interesting, especially when spore-forming time comes, and some of them have to sacrifice themselves to become the stem of the sporangium.
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