Truffles and sex: an update on what we know and implications for production 

Within truffle cultivation, some basic parameters are understood. For example, it is widely accepted that to cultivate Périgord black truffles (Tuber melanosporum) we need a suitable climate, alkaline soils and host trees whose roots have formed mycorrhizal structures with T. melanopsorum. Across the globe, these basic principles form the basis of truffle cultivation and an [...]