August 31, 2009 Leave a comment
Finally! The mystery has been solved.
The robot, “Plasmobot,” will be created using vegetative slime mold called plasmodium (Physarum polycephalum) that is commonly found in forests, gardens, and most damp places in the UK.
Horrible moving blob things were filmed awhile back by an apparent sewer colonoscopy, and the commentariat developed various theories about the creatures in the video: bryozoans, tubifex worms, or plasmodial slime mold.