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Mushroom drill bit with depth stopMushroom drill bit with depth stop

8.5mm Drill Bit for Plug Spawn


Drill holes to the right depth with ease using our 8.5mm high speed auger bit with built-in depth stop.  Drill hole into freshly cut log, insert mushroom plug spawn, and cover with melted wax.  Round shank for use with regular or high speed drill.  For lightning-fast drilling, convert your angle grinder to a drill with our specialized adapter.

Inoculation tool to insert mushroom sawdust spawn into log

Inoculation Tool for Sawdust Spawn


Easily “plant” mushroom sawdust spawn into logs using this high quality inoculation tool.  Custom-made by a machinist on Vancouver Island, BC Canada from anodized aluminum with a brass plunger, stainless steel tube, and replaceable wire spring.  Drill holes into log with a 12mm drill bit, insert the mushroom sawdust spawn of your choice with inoculation tool, then cover with melted wax to seal in moisture and prevent contaminants from entering.

Soy wax for log inoculation

Soy Wax


After inoculating logs with plug spawn or sawdust spawn, cover with melted soy wax to retain moisture and keep competitors out while your mushroom colonizes the log.  Melted wax can be applied with a wool dauber, a brush or turkey baster.