Old vs. New Wood?
Bruno Pretto & Paula Vopni
bpretto at io.org
Thu Dec 15 07:34:22 EST 1994
In article <brdotownD0Mpq9.AB9 at netcom.com> brdotown at netcom.com (brdotown at netcom.com) writes:
>I have seen various discussions concerning the use of cut logs for the
>growth of Grifola frondosa and Shiitake.
I grow shiitake commercially outdoors on oak logs. By using winter cut fresh
logs and inoculating them in the spring I am having almost 100% success rate
against other competitor fungi.
I beleive that you would be wasing your time using old wood as it is already
being affected by other organisms and has probrably dried out as well.
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