The idea is to compare how the specimen Physarum Polycephalum grows in normal conditions, and how trained specimens behave when they have the possibility to change of salinity environment.
A neutral medium was created, and a photo sequence video was created to see how the specimen grows in normal conditions, and another medium was created with stripes of different salinity mediums from 0% to .5% to see how the trained specimens behave. The following two videos show both experiments.
The initial experiment of teaching Physarum Polycephalum to live in salinity mediums was made in the class GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen:Experimental Microbiology, the experiment and results can be seen in the following link: 
. RELATED EXPERIMENTS
>> First approximation to the organism
Three different kinds of samples were made the same day, with the same conditions and the same medium, but they develop in different ways, as it can be seen in the links of each experiment below. From this three experiments, I learned how to cultivate physarum/polycephalum how it grows, the type of conditions that it needs (medium) to grow up and the temperature that it also needs to grow.
/Farming 1 Farming from a living sample
/Farming 2 Farming from a sleeping sample
/Farming 3 Farming from a combined sample
62h Physarum Polycephalum
>> Second approximation to the organism
This link contains the knowledge, results and the experiments made in order to create an ideal medium for faster growth base in the previous investigation of Caicedo.
/20.11.2018 Growing Polycephalum/physarum from Caicedos investigation
The first approximation is to recreated and find a method in order to cultivate a microorganism with a coral shape.
The project idea is to experiment with the kombucha isolation method made before, in order to duplicate the results obtained with the coral shaped organism so I can replicate and create a method to extract/isolate this specific organism.
/30.10.2018 Separation of one specimen - kombucha
/06.11.2018a Growing Mycelium
/06.11.2018b Capturing electric potentials in organic matter
/18.12.2018 "Observation of specimens under the microscope"