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HUNTING TRUFFLES

A truffle hunt day with ours truffle dogs. We can see Duna and Isis detecting the underground scent of ripe truffles. Encarna take the truffe out in a short time. All harvested truffles are shown at the end of the day.

 

 


TRUFFLES UNDER THE SNOW

Sometimes its snow when we are hunting truffles. You can admire the ability of dog to detect the truffle under the mantle of snow, with its special smell. The truffle, high quality and good size, 170 grams, was another pleasant surprise.

 

 


TRUFFLES IN THE MOUNTAIN

Sometimes there are mountains to climb up.

 

 


TEACHING A DOG TO HUNT TRUFFLES

First lessons to find truffles: In this video, Encarna teaches a puppy of 3 months. This puppy was found abandoned.

 

 


BLACK SUMMER TRUFFLE CRACK: TUBER AESTIVUM

The black summer truffle grows quite superficial. Usually it is harvested from May to July using truffle dogs, but sometimes we can detect their presence through the cracks in the soil.

 

 


TRUFFLE-HUNTING DOGS COMPETITION IN ABEJAR (SPAIN)

My dog Duna was the winner.

 

 


COLLECTING DESERT TRUFFLES: TERFEZIA CLAVERYI

Terfezia claveryi is a common “desert truffle” in Spain. It grows below ground in symbiotic associations with the roots of Helianthemum. It is harvested in spring and the only thing you need is good eyesight to detect cracked bumps.

 

 


COLLECTING DESERT TRUFFLES: TERFEZIA EXTREMADURENSIS

In Extremadura.

 

 


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