Subtitled 'Irrational Encounters with Plasmodial Slime Moulds' this lavishly illustrated book is an accompaniment to the documentary film of the same name.
I had hoped for a book that was more focused on slime moulds themselves, as I am fascinated by this group of organisms that are neither plant, animal nor fungi. However, the book takes a different approach, concentrating on the making of the film, and exploring various topics including the use of slime moulds in computing and the role of Japan's Emperor Hirohito in slime mould research.
A couple of chapters are devoted to slime moulds and fungi in nature, but even these focus on meditations about how to find a theme worthy of a film.
So although this book is an interesting read, it wasn't what I hoped for, and I would be very interested in finding a book that actually does focus on the biology of slime moulds! So if you have any recommendations, let me know in the comments section!