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Slime molds, a slime that not only lives, it learns. A slime that fuses microbes together to create a living thing. that grows into something we can observe with our own eyes. We know now that that slime molds are eukaryotes and they’re made up of amoeboid organisms, but they don’t fit neatly into any of our definitions of plant, animal, or fungus. leaving them in the more ambiguous prosita kingdom and clustered under the label Mycetozoa. However, that label is a, get this, polyphyletic grouping. And that means that the organisms we’ve lumped together as slime molds aren't necessarily all related. They’ve just found their way over the course of evolution into a set of similarities that is both convenient and misleading in our attempts to categorize the natural world.