Physarum polycephalum: an attack by a predatory fungus.

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My slime mould culture has been contaminated by a fungus. Moreover, the fungus actually appears to be attacking the slime mould by binding to it, shackling it, and even extracting its cytoplasmic contents. Wow! The fungus is the finer threads attached to the larger yellow slime mould.

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