Mini Maker Faire at the EMP

All of Spring Break weekend was spent alerting Seattleites of their local slime molds. 

My booth, replete with specimens, magnifying devices, and explanations.  

My booth, replete with specimens, magnifying devices, and explanations.

 

Setting up in the wind

Setting up in the wind

"They're these tiny things that live on dying leaves and sticks and eat bacteria. Trust me, they're cool."

"They're these tiny things that live on dying leaves and sticks and eat bacteria. Trust me, they're cool."

budding Cribaria cancellata enthusiast

budding Cribaria cancellata enthusiast

Everyone was invited to create their own slime mold post cards: 

Everyone was invited to create their own slime mold post cards: 

Bennett illustrates Cribraria cancellata's ability to withstand an erupting crater.

Bennett illustrates Cribraria cancellata's ability to withstand an erupting crater.