Truffles in South Louisiana

dwheeler at dwheeler at
Mon Apr 28 12:21:40 EST 1997

In article <19970427162700.MAA11533 at>,
  cutlitstr at (CUTLITSTR) wrote:
> I have heard that early French settlers used to truffle-hunt in the area.
> Does any body have any information about truffles in La?  Goodness knows
> we have oak trees.

I have read that a variety of Terfezia was found in Louisiana along a
levy of the Mississippi River in the last century. I can't give you a
citation for it though. Maybe someone else has come across it recently?

Daniel B. Wheeler

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