NEWS

Dr Paul Thomas (our managing director) has appeared on several TV programmes, radio shows and in many written articles. Specific areas of expertise include the biology, cultivation, hunting and cooking methods of the wide range of truffle species. If you would like an interview or require information for an article then please use our contact form (LINK) and we would be very happy to help.

Below, our most recent new articles are displayed and our back-catalogue is open for browsing.

July 14, 2015

Summer truffles ready to ship, worldwide

The summer truffle (Tuber aestivum syn. uncinatum) season is in full sway and we can now deliver these high-quality truffles worldwide. If you’d like to order, any quantity from 100g to 100kg, please do get in contact on: Shop@PlantationSystems.com
July 14, 2015

Spanish truffle plantation

High in the mountains of Spain our Spanish partners have over 10,000 winter truffle trees planted. Established over several seasons and fully irrigated, the site is showing good mycorrhizal development. Although the site is young, dog-training preparations are currently under-way to unearth any early truffles. Having visited the site earlier in the year we are hoping for great things from this location.
July 14, 2015

Summer truffles ready to ship, worldwide

The summer truffle (Tuber aestivum syn. uncinatum) season is in full sway and we can now deliver these high-quality truffles worldwide. If you’d like to order, any quantity from 100g to 100kg, please do get in contact on: Shop@PlantationSystems.com  
July 14, 2015

Tuber indicum, the Chinese truffle, identification

The Chinese truffle is infamous for its spread throughout truffle markets. The species is often mixed with the more expensive Tuber melanosporum to increase the weight of a batch of truffles and to increase the price that a vendor can receive. The problem is huge worldwide and this has led to many people claiming to be able to identify differences in the two species.
July 14, 2015

Edible Mycorrhizal Mushroom conference

Earlier this month, the Seventh International Workshop on Edible Mycorrhizal Mushrooms (IWEMM7) took place in La Antigua, Guatemala. The conference was superb, with all aspects of the science and economical value of edible mycorrhizal mushrooms (EMM) covered in the program. The program focuses on the exchange of knowledge and experiences between the world’s leading experts in EMM, and allows the presentation of new data and research advances on edible mycorrhizal fungi.
July 14, 2015

Lamb with winter truffle recipe

Thinking of buying some of our truffles but wondering what to do with them? This recipe consists of a delicious roasted lamb and creamed potatoes and is similar to one we were served at the Skills for Chefs conference. It will surely impress your relatives & guests and will be a proof beyond reasonable doubt of your cooking expertise. Ingredients: Lamb : A large bunch of fresh rosemary 1 x 2kg shoulder of lamb Olive oil 1 glass of wine 1 bulb of garlic
July 14, 2015

MSL’s Research

As you are probably aware if you are a regular subscriber to our newsletters, we pride ourselves on our scientific knowledge and ground-breaking research into truffle cultivation. We have recently added a new page to our website.
July 14, 2015

Australian truffles, available now!

Fresh Australian truffles are now in stock. With a superb flavor and good maturity, these are the same species as the European black winter truffle or Perigord truffle, but are available in the summer months from orchards in Australia. These are a really rarity and are at their peak now. If you would like to order or have any questions, please do get in contact: shop@plantationsystems.com   or  +44(0)1422 844095

  • With our own genetics lab and research sites in 23 countries, we are truly world-leading in the field
    Daniel Paskin
    Nursery Manager
  • Thorough and scientific methodologies, attention to detail and having a committed partner at every step of the way, is the only reliable approach to truffle cultivation
    Dr Paul Thomas
    General Director
  • From guidance in orchard establishment, tree supply and management to our own truffle distribution network, we've got all angles covered
    Samantha Ellis
    Business Development