News

Prof. 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 and we would be very happy to help.

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

June 15, 2015

American Truffle continues to expand

Throughout the United States and Canada, the American Truffle Company (ATC- our operation in North America) has been planting orchards in partnership. Thousands of oak and filbert seedlings have just been planted in our newest orchard in North Carolina, complete with a fantastic professionally-installed irrigation system. The scientific methodology, close care and diligence that went into growing and planting the seedlings is paying off – all are doing very well in their new environment.
June 15, 2015

Grant Funding

Within the UK: this month the Forestry Commission officially open their grant applications for the establishment of native woodland (new woodland creation grant) which significantly off-sets the costs of establishing your truffle orchard. Most areas of the UK are suitable and through the partnership approach we help you every step of the way, including planting plans and grant applications.
June 15, 2015

New addition for Mycorrhizal Systems HQ

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been joined by Isianne Neve. Issi is intrigued by truffle cultivation, has a strong interest in plants and ecology and will be helping manage our databases and pushing our research forward. Issi is also likely to be one of the first people you speak to when calling- office hours for telephone calls are 9am-1pm (GMT) Monday-Friday and the contact number is +44(0)1433 659167.
June 15, 2015

Trees for schools

Here at Mycorrhizal Systems, we love trees. No really, we do… without trees, where would we collect all the truffles?
June 15, 2015

Forestry Commission Meeting

Just before Christmas we held an open day for the Chefs’ Guild at the truffle-dog training-school in Hampshire. The event was a huge success with talks on the range and diversity of truffle species, truffle cultivation with microscope demonstrations, a fantastic truffle lunch and truffle-training/hunting demonstrations. Mufti, Marion’s prized truffle hound, was really the star of the day. Jose Suter (of the chefs’ guild)  said “This has been an absolutely fascinating and fun day, we can’t wait to come back!”.
June 15, 2015

Chefs’ guild study day

Just before Christmas we held an open day for the Chefs’ Guild at the truffle-dog training-school in Hampshire. The event was a huge success with talks on the range and diversity of truffle species, truffle cultivation with microscope demonstrations, a fantastic truffle lunch and truffle-training/hunting demonstrations. Mufti, Marion’s prized truffle hound, was really the star of the day. Jose Suter (of the chefs’ guild)  said “This has been an absolutely fascinating and fun day, we can’t wait to come back!”.
  • Samantha Ellis

    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
  • Dr Paul Thomas

    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
  • Daniel Paskin

    With our own genetics lab and research sites in 23 countries, we are truly world-leading in the field

    Daniel Paskin
    Nursery Manager