Class culture speciemen of D. discoideum.

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Pseudoplasmodium or ‘slug’ of D. discoideum. Note the slime trail created by the passage of the slug through the agar.
Aggregation of D. discoideum. The amoebae move up a gradient of cAMP released at the aggregation centre to form a pseudoplasmodium.
The sorocarp of D. discoideum with disc base and a cellulose stem bearing prespore cells.

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-12-03 22:11:19 CST (-0500)

Nice photo of the slug stage moving along!