Physarum polycephalum is a plasmodial slime mold. It is a single, giant cell with many nuclei. Like an amoeba, Physarum moves by causing the "back" part of the cell to flow into a pseudopod at the "front". I often find this slime mold in the wood pile after rainy weather.
The slime mold glued boards together, and was torn when two boards were separated.
Here we can see the fiber-like structure of
the plasmodium (body of the slime mold).
This shows the details of a pseudopod.
Here is a close up of the plasmodium.
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