12 June 2017

Joseph Talon in Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, Vaucluse (84)

Lou rabassié
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Joseph Talon (1793-1873), the 'father of trufficulture', thought of planting acorns from 'truffle oaks', and a decade later there was an important harvest of black truffles from young oaks. That's the kind of thinking that makes Joseph Talon a very important name in connoisseurs of mushrooms.

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