Freshly cut logs of hard wood can inoculated within 4 weeks of cutting down. In this case used sycamore wood. Certain culinary and medicinal mushroom species are suitable for this method. For example Shiitake mushrooms are Asia’s most popular mushroom. The practice of growing Shiitake logs goes back thousands of years and it is very successful. Besides it’s medicinal benefits, it has a very pleasant flavor and it is sold in food markets and restaurants alike.