true slime mold

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Noun1.true slime mold - a slime mold of the class Myxomycetestrue slime mold - a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
slime mold, slime mould - a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists
class Myxomycetes, Myxomycetes - the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
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Although widely distributed, myxomycetes (true slime molds, acellular slime molds, or plasmodial slime molds) have not been fully studied throughout Ohio.
Students at CMSU will focus on the myxomycetes (true slime molds) collected in situ from the canopy.