Our Truffle Paper Is Published!

— Written By woman digging soil from beneath a filbert tree

8/20/20 – It has been decades in coming because finding funding to conduct research on growing truffles in North Carolina was not an easy task. But we did it and here’s the end result of our efforts. A big thank you to Inga Meadows for her perseverance in getting the paper through the review process. And thanks to the North American Truffle Growers Association and the NC Specialty Crops Block Grant Program.

people who worked on the NC State truffle project

The title of the paper is “Persistence of Tuber melanosporum in truffle orchards in North Carolina, USA”, authored by Inga Meadows, Leonora Stefanile, Suzette Sharpe, and Jeanine Davis, and published online August 19, 2020 in Mycorrhiza
Link to online article

Six truffles

A sample of the Black Perigord truffles harvested from the NC State truffle orchard on the Mountain Researh Station on January 5, 2020. Photo by Susi Gott Seguret.