Hardwood dowels inoculated with oyster mushroom mycelium for log cultivation (Pleurotus ostreatus).
Oyster mushrooms grow wild in Canadian forests, and are easy to grow on logs at home. This gourmet edible mushroom will produce the first crop of mushrooms faster than other mushroom species.
Drill hole in freshly harvested hardwood log, tap in plug spawn with hammer, cover with wax using a dauber. Store log outdoors in shade, and soak periodically during extended dry periods. Keep watered spring and fall for mushroom crop.
For detailed instructions on how to inoculate your log, click here.
100 plugs will plant ~2 logs* (~100g of wax will seal 100 plugs)
500 plugs will plant ~10 logs* (~454g of wax will seal 500 plugs)
1,000 plugs will plant ~20 logs* (~908g of wax will seal 1,000 plugs)
*Based on an average log size of 40 inches long by 4 inches in diameter.