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#1833057 - Tue Aug 03 2010 11:17 PM Truffles
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Anyone ever hear of anyone finding truffles in PA. Are they the same quality of the european truffles?

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#1835632 - Thu Aug 05 2010 10:26 PM Re: Truffles [Re: GrouseDogMan]
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No responses....It must be really good or no one knows what a truffle is....

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#1835682 - Thu Aug 05 2010 11:42 PM Re: Truffles [Re: GrouseDogMan]
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never heard of any here, find an old boar and follow his trail, he would know if they are here or not.
they use pig's in germany to find them..
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#1836674 - Fri Aug 06 2010 08:51 PM Re: Truffles [Re: JWE]
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Look it up on the net. I just read an article in the Sun-Gazzette about them and I believe it was chipmunks. It was in their Sunday Outoors section.
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#1836685 - Fri Aug 06 2010 09:03 PM Re: Truffles [Re: Clinton County]
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 Originally Posted By: huntsmenbob
Look it up on the net. I just read an article in the Sun-Gazzette about them and I believe it was chipmunks. It was in their Sunday Outoors section.


I don't understand your message. What are trying to say?

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#1836726 - Fri Aug 06 2010 09:35 PM Re: Truffles [Re: GrouseDogMan]
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There are domestic truffles in the Pacific Northwest;Oregon and Washington State mostly. They are of decent quality for the price but the taste is night and day with the European product. Really no comparison. Every time I've used them I had to supplement with a high quality truffle oil to get the flavor I was looking for. Don't know about any in PA or at least nobody has ever tried to sell me any.

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#1840568 - Tue Aug 10 2010 03:38 PM Re: Truffles [Re: noobhunter]
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I just watched a special last night on dogs and one of the breeds were truffle hunting dogs they used in Itally. It said a record price was just set for a 3 lb truffle...$350,000.00 bucks. Nothing like paying over 100k a pound for fungus. I would think if we had something like that here you'd of heard about it by now.
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#1840592 - Tue Aug 10 2010 03:57 PM Re: Truffles [Re: Bearklr]
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Or not, from those that know about it.
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#1843419 - Thu Aug 12 2010 08:50 PM Re: Truffles [Re: GrouseDogMan]
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 Originally Posted By: GrouseDogMan
 Originally Posted By: huntsmenbob
Look it up on the net. I just read an article in the Sun-Gazzette about them and I believe it was chipmunks. It was in their Sunday Outoors section.




I don't understand your message. What are trying to say?


I believe it said that they are one of the favorite foods of the chipmunk and they dig them up.


Edited by huntsmenbob (Thu Aug 12 2010 08:51 PM)
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#1844211 - Fri Aug 13 2010 03:05 PM Re: Truffles [Re: Bearklr]
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 Originally Posted By: Bearklr
I just watched a special last night on dogs and one of the breeds were truffle hunting dogs they used in Itally. It said a record price was just set for a 3 lb truffle...$350,000.00 bucks. Nothing like paying over 100k a pound for fungus. I would think if we had something like that here you'd of heard about it by now.


Those dogs are Lagato's. Something worth that much money is worth hunting for. Would any be willing to pay for PA truffles even if the quality is lower?

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