I’ve had a few enticing smells on located surface truffles since mid March 2012, which all later resulted a spoiled truffle that never quite got there. Now, at start of May, I’ve some more positive signs, confirming a suspicion I had last year regarding ripening before the proper season has arrived. Continue reading “Pre-Season Truffles 2012, early ripening.”
I’ve been concerned for some time about small mushrooms appearing near the trees.Â I’ve noted their presence ever since they were planted and they clearly came with the trees, first showing within the treeguards after a few months and spreading further each year. Continue reading “Not all mushrooms are wanted”
The past month has seen the first crop of hazelnuts produced, and the discovery of 12 new producing trees in early April with near surface/exposed truffle. Observations of what’s causing truffle damage, and trials to prevent it are under way.
Can you say “Exposed!” Proud of the surface by nearly an Continue reading “2012 Season is approaching”