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protist : any of a diverse taxonomic group and especially a kingdom (Protista syn. Protoctista) of eukaryotic organisms that are unicellular and sometimes colonial or less often multicellular and that typically include the protozoans, most algae, and often some fungi (as slime molds) (protist, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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Protists | Biology




Natural Perspective, The Protoctist Kingdom, Protoctistae (Ari Kornfeld)

Biology Course Page, Protista (J. Stein Carter)

Bionerd's Protist Page

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Slime


Slime Mould - Intelligence in Single Cell Creature


Slime mould solving U trap test


Organism without a brain creates external memories for navigation (John Timmer, Ars Technica)

Introduction to the "Slime Molds" (University of Berkeley Museum of Paleontology)

A fossil myxomycete plasmodium from Eocene-Oligocene amber of the Dominican Republic (Poinar & Waggoner, 1992) [2]

Slime Mold (Wikipedia)

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  1. ^ protist. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protist
  2. ^ Poinar, G.O. and Waggoner, B. M. 1992. A fossil myxomycete plasmodium from Eocene-Oligocene amber of the Dominican Republic. Journal of Protozoology 39(5): 639-642. Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://slimemold.uark.edu/fungi/WebForms/LiteratureDetailsTest.aspx?RefUPk=B381A193-2CC2-447E-93F4-37393E2680AC