The magic of slime moulds

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January 15, 2019 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Pangbourne Village Hall
6 Station Rd
Pangbourne, Reading RG8 7AN
Reading and District Natural History Society

Prof Mark Fricker (University of Oxford) will be presenting The Magic of Slime Moulds

Slime moulds thrive in damp woodlands and normally spread over rotting logs, eating bacteria and fungi. They are also unusual in being single giant cells that show remarkably sophisticated behaviour considering their humble form. This talk presents a little vignette of the science behind these curious beasts.

Visitors welcome (£3 charge). Members are invited to bring exhibits and share their observations at all meetings. Annual membership £15.00, £20.00 per family. Joining form on website:, or pay at a meeting.

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