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moss/lichen on oak trunk pieces11/6
I am brand spanking new to any type of wood working. We had a large oak cut and I kept some sections of trunk to use for projects- a 2+ft tall piece for an accent table, a 4" wide slab because it was from the top of the trunk & amazing, etc.
I believe you are seeing mold, which is a fungal infection. The fungi requires moisture, so you are not drying the wood fast enough. They also require food, oxygen and warm temperatures--nothing you can do about these. A commercial fungicide is what would work, or else dry the wood.
What are you planning to make out of those log sections?
If it is anything other than firewood you are going to be disappointed.
There was an article in Sawmill & Woodlot about how to dry a disk...they will develop one or more large cracks...so it can be used for a table, etc. I think it was about 3 years ago.