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How do truffles feed and get its Nitrogen?


The tree and the truffle form a symbiotic relationship. The tree uses the mycelial web of the fungus as a fishing net that allows it to absorb water and nutrients that by itself can not assimilate or would do it … Continue reading

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Some bacteria and active organic compounds boost truffles mycelium


My partner Dr. Xavier Vilanova just gave a lecture about the new results from a joint research project we do with IRTA in Barcelona. As you´ll see in the embed lecture we tested 8 bacteria strains and 6 organic compounds … Continue reading

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Can we get to imitate the flavor of the truffle?


A picture of black truffles last week in Mercabarna (main wholesale market in Barcelona). They are not yet very mature and therefore its flavor is not as intense. The distinctive aroma of truffles is what makes them special. The most … Continue reading

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