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shiitake plugs in alternative logs (non-oak)

Posted by dirtaddshp 8 (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 20, 13 at 19:03

Hello all,

I got some shiitake spore plugs and want to use them soon but i do not have any oak logs.. Does anyone have any other medias they use for the plugs?


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RE: shiitake plugs in alternative logs (non-oak)

I used poplar and it worked.


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RE: shiitake plugs in alternative logs (non-oak)

from what i have read recently i can use softwoods or hardwoods.. hardwoods are pref but they state softwoods will populate fruits quicker but in smaller yields. I think ill try drilling random logs around my yard and see how they do... thanks for the feedback konrad!


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