Learn how to distinguish truffle species by looking spores @ microscope
Learn the techniques to analyze root samples like a pro
Join our full day on truffle spores & mycorrhizae. This is a hands on workshop where you will learn what kind of microscopes and magnifying lens you need to analyze truffle spores and roots and of course, how to use them.
The main topics will be:
Distinguish Tuber spores. So you can analyze your inoculum or truffles in your orchards and avoid low quality truffles as brumale or indicum.
Learn the morphology of the main Tuber species mycorrhizae.
Learn how to analyze the level of mycorrhization of a truffle seedling.
Learn the morphology of the main contaminant fungi.
This extra workshop is done the first day (monday) of the Barcelona Truffle Tour week
Learn standards to quality control of truffle mycorrhized seedlings
You will be able to detect fakes on truffle products (salts, oil, butter…)
Analyze yourself the infection of truffle in the roots of your own trees