Can Science Give Truffles a Boost?

There was an article recently in the London Times on the “flurry” of scientific projects that attempt to explain the relationship between truffles and trees in order to increase yields. An interesting read even if it has a very French bias -I would imagine the inhabitants of areas like Alba and San Miniato in Italy would argue with the article naming Tuber melanosporum as “the most revered and expensive variety” of truffles.


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