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The License Agreement between Carolina Truffieres and Micofora has ended


We just want to make public that the collaboration agreement between Micofora and Carolina Truffieres has arrived to its end. From now on Carolina Truffieres will keep on producing and providing truffle trees under their own protocols, criteria and quality … Continue reading

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Preliminary results on Tuber borchii ecological studies


A few months ago we published a poster at the TAUESG Vísby conference about Tuber borchii ecology, comparing natural producing sites in Portugal, Spain and Hungary. Here you have links to download the poster: Preliminary results on Tuber borchii Vitt. … Continue reading

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Coming Truffle Farming Conferences in the US


This february two conferences are organized in each coast of the US. This coming weekend 2nd February the North American Truffle Growers Association makes its winter conference in Charlottesville (Virginia). I´ll be there as speaker to give two lectures about … Continue reading

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How to reduce glyphosate for weed control on truffle farming?


Glyphosate is translocated from shoots to roots and later released into the rhizosphere and can be later found in the soil up to one year later. There are plenty of papers that study its effect on mycorrhizal fungi but almos … Continue reading

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how has 2018 black truffle season gone in the southern hemisphere?


  This year, the countries of the Southern Hemisphere have had a black truffle season that in some cases has ended earlier and suddenly. Possibly due to a particularly wet autumn that may have caused many truffles to be harvested … Continue reading

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Is it possible to multi crop chestnuts and truffles?


We already wrote in this blog a few years ago abut how we were hunting truffles on chestnuts trees, even on slightly acidic slate soil. I was reviewing now a paper published almost a year ago about this topic: Multi-cropping … Continue reading

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Micofora just published two job offers to join the team in Barcelona


JOB OFFER,  July 9th2018 ABOUT MICOLOGIA FORESTAL & APLICADA. MICOFORA We´re a biotech company that researches, develops and market technologies and products for the cultivation of wild mushrooms and truffles. We produce mycorrhizae spawn for forestry and agricultural sectors. We … Continue reading

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How the 2017-18 season of black truffle has been in Spain and France?


  It’s been more than a month since we officially finished the black truffle season in Spain in March 15th. Again it has been the worst I remember, like last year. The figure makes the typical picture, with low prices … Continue reading

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new book Truffle and host trees pests & diseases


  LA SANIDAD EN TRUFICULTURA: Guía de identificación de agentes nocivos en la truficultura This new book has just been released this month. For the first time a book about the main pests of the truffles, but mainly with technical … Continue reading

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Our New Truf-Up Spanish Wells Substrate


During the last decade we’ve been running at Micofora several Research and Development projects. Some of their results and conclusions have been posted in this blog. Three of these projects have been: a) Isolation of bacterias from highly productive truffieres … Continue reading

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