North American Truffle Growers Association

Dedicated to promoting education and awareness


Fall 2022 Truffle Congress
Fall 2022 Truffle Congress

November 11-13, 2022

Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

Roanoke, Virginia

Live Webinars
Live Webinars

Join us for monthly webinars from truffle experts

Webinars available to NATGA members

3rd Monday of every other month at 1pm (EST)

Latest Webinar
Latest Webinar

Basic experimental concepts for testing management options in truffle orchards

with Mark Coleman and Shannon Berch


The North American Truffle Growers Association promotes awareness, growth, and development of the truffle industry in North America, by promoting research, setting standards, sharing information between growers, and educating the public.

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A truffle is the spore-bearing fruit of a fungus. The actual fungal organism is a perennial network of underground mycelium (fungal filaments dispersed in the soil). Unlike mushrooms, truffles develop entirely underground.

Learn about truffles

Upcoming Events

February 20, 2023 @ 1:00 pm EST
Spore Amendments: Truffle Wells, Traps & Trenches
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Latest Webinar Recordings

Cooking with Truffles, Made Easy with Susi Séguret

Are you swimming in truffles (as we all aspire to be!) and don’t know what to do with the bounty? Or are you experimenting with your first truffle in the kitchen and don’t know where to start? Or have you had one too many truffle dishes at a fancy restaurant, but still haven’t hit that pleasure spot? This seminar is for you. In an hour of interactive and entertaining back-and-forths, Susi Gott Séguret will talk about how to put your truffle immediately to work for you, some simple do’s and don’ts to get the most out of your prize, seasonal ingredient pairings, matching flavor profiles, and what wines you might throw into the mix with the truffle species you have in your pantry. For those who are extra adventurous, some simple hands-on recipes will be demonstrated, and you are invited to cook along or sit back with a glass in hand and drool.
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Trees and Truffles – Partners in Grime – TRAPI

This talk focus on optimal tree host nutrition for truffle production. I cover the basics of tree nutrition and soil nutrient availability, highlighting special nutritional characteristics of trees. Target ranges of foliar nutrients for truffle production and the challenge of optimizing tree nutrition in basic soils is discussed. I will review methods of foliar nutrient analysis and suggest avenues for future research.
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