May 1st, 2012
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Oregon truffles fare well in blind tastings against their European counterparts. Meet Jack Czarnecki, a mushroom forager, oil maker and restaurateur who's making it his mission to raise the profile of his native treasure.

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  1. Mr.Truffe

    I'm a spanish truffle hunter specialized with the black truffles (tuber melanosporum)... I know there is all kind of truffles around the world, but I'm very curious about which species of truffles you can find naturally in US? With which kind of trees they do symbiosis? What do you use to find them (dogs? pigs? fly? other way?)

    January 10, 2013 at 6:23 am |
  2. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    People hunt mushrooms in Minnesota a lot, too. It's a big deal every year. Always thought "Hunting" was a weird term for mushrooms. Someone dies every year, too. Wrong 'shroom.

    May 1, 2012 at 10:13 am |
    • Timothy Leary

      Colors, Man.

      May 1, 2012 at 10:32 am |
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