Sustainable Woodland Management for the Production of Wild Truffle

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I now offer a service managing large areas of woodlands in suitable areas for the sustainable production of wild truffle, a new concept for this country and abroad so I am told. An idea that I have been studying for some time now and with my forestry background coupled with my knowledge of truffle it proves to be a concept which could be very inter...
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Lung worm affecting your truffle hounds!

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A note of caution to all truffle hunters and their dogs. LUNG WORM can be transmitted via unwashed truffles to your truffle hounds because slugs are particularly partial to truffle too funnily enough, then leaving behind their contaminated slime. If your dogs are like mine and like feasting on unwashed half eaten/whole truffles whilst running round...
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Article in The Argus

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Check out the article here.
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141 gram Summer truffle / T aestivum

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Nice find Ela, very proud of my little 10 month working Cocker Spaniel, she has only just worked out what to do in the woods and if this is how she is gong to work it will not be disappointing! Both dogs have been working extremely hard and delivered a grand total of 660 grams whilst out on our own in one day, they have been so fast working whilst ...
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A gap in biological education

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A true word spoken by Norman Porrett from the British Mycology Society, he points out a ridiculous gap in biological education,I notice this gap a lot on my forays when explaining the functions of fungi so many clients are enlightened and completely unaware of their ecology and the ways in which we combine our lives. and the importance of fungi pre...
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Summer Newsletter 2013

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Summer Newsletter 2013 Update on the year so far It has been a slow start this year as we all know, with most spring fungi at least a month to six weeks late. I have never seen bluebells in June or elderflowers in July and still finding remnants of wild garlic leaves and flowers, it's all a bit mad. However the appearance of Russulas have been earl...
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