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A history of truffle cultivation

The idea of growing truffles is very old and although it is difficult to establish the precise date this cultivation began, it is interesting, nevertheless, to take a look at the fundamental stages and see how it has evolved over time. According to Ceruti (1986), truffle cultivation is divided into ...

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The lunar phases and the truffle

There is a very old tradition in our area, the Valnerina, which still follows the lunar calendar, the “moon phase almanac”, based on the experience of the old truffle hunters and fungi collectors. Although scientists in the sector do not appear to have much faith in it, “the lunar calendar” ...

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