2. Log Cultivation Tools and Supplies

Aluminum Tags (10)

Record the date & kind of mushroom in the log, batch number, tree species, etc. & staple to end of the log.

Price: $0.75

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Aluminum Tags (100)

Record the date & kind of mushroom in the log, batch number, tree species, etc. & staple to end of log.

Price: $6.00

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Cheese Wax (1 lb.)

1 lb., $3.20.   Melt cheese wax over a hot plate or camping stove, and use a wax dauber or bristle brush to apply a thin film on the spawn at each inoculation hole. This prevents spawn dehydration and insect damage. Sticks to the log and remains pliable even in coldest weather. 1 lb. does 10 logs.

Price: $4.00

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Drill Bit for Plugs

Drill bit — easily sharpened with a flat file for long life. Twist, brad point, 5/16” for plug inoculation in logs.

Price: $7.50

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Drill Bit for Sawdust

Drill bit for sawdust inoculation in logs. Twist, brad point, 7/16”, easily sharpened with a flat file for long life.

Price: $9.50

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Drill Bit Stop, 7/16″ for Sawdust

7/16” bit stop collars for sawdust inoculation of logs.
Note: we don’t carry stop collars for 5/16″ drill bits, as the small diameter causes them to slip off.

Price: $2.50

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Inoculation Tool for Sawdust Spawn to Logs

The perfect tool for inoculating sawdust spawn into drilled holes in logs. Made of brass with plastic grip, thumb-spring driven. Sturdy and long- lasting.

Price: $28.00

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Paint Stick

Write on the metal tags using vivid code colors. Weatherproof and permanent. One paint stick.

Price: $3.50

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Polyethylene Bag

18” long x 8” diam., autoclavable spawn or fruiting bags, with 1-sq.-in. microfilter breathing patch. One bag.

Price: $0.65

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Polyethylene Bags (100)

18” long x 8” diam., autoclavable spawn- or fruiting bags, with 1-sq.-in. microfilter breathing patch.

Price: $55.00

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Polyethylene Tubing (20′)

For tall column bags for growing mushrooms in straw or sawdust, 4 mil thick, 12” diameter x 20’.

Price: $13.00

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Wax Daubers

Little fuzzballs on a wire handle, used to daub a little melted wax on each inoculation site right after inoculating a log.

Price: $0.45

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