Company Projects

Mycoforest Technology – Nueva Zelanda


Start date: June 2006 Objectives: Technology tranfer to inoculate radiata pine (Pinus radiata) forests with Lactarius deliciosus and Boletus edulis edible wild mushrooms. Design and construction of digger-injector for direct inoculation into forest. Description: Mycoforest technology to be used on a large scale was adapted. For 4 years saffron milk cap and porcini mushrroms [...]

Growing truffles on Pines – Mexico


Start date: September 2013 Objectives: To evaluate the ability of a farm in Mexico to cultivate truffles, transfer technology to produce mycorrhizal plant, assess the feasibility of a range of local pine (Pinus cembroides) for cultivation of Tuber bochii and make a pilot plantation. Description: In a first phase we analyzed the potential of [...]

Technology Transfer for Mosbec Truffle Farms – South Africa


Start date: March 2013 Objectives: Technology Tranfer for production of mycorrhizal tree nursery with black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) in South Africa. Description: In a first step a potential for growing truffles in South Africa map was drawn, suing Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Then it began to transfer the technology to produce trees mycorrhized with [...]

Rural Development by Growing Mushrooms in Nicaragua.


Date: june 2006-2008 In Rivas, Nicaragua. To identify mushroom production initiatives and training communities of women to establish production farms to grow mushrooms. Technology transfer to produce spawn; to develop a substrate based on farming waste products (from sugar cane, rice...); facilities construction and farming management. More information More information [...]

Desing And Build A Micological Botanical Garden – Spanish Government From Andalucia


Start date: January 2003. Project Description: At the request of the Government of Andalusia (South Spain region), the design and monitoring of works was carried out to transform a public space of more than 1 hectare in a Botanical Micological Garden & Museum. We recreated several habitats from Andalusia, in order to bear fruiting [...]

Technology Transfer to Produce Truffle Trees in Chile


Start date: March 2011 Objectives: Technology transfer to produce mycorrhizal truffle trees with black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) for marketing in Chile. Description: The project is structured in three consecutive tree production cycles, during which they were transferred all protocols for the design and construction of facilities, sowing, inoculation and monitoring Quercus ilex levels of [...]

Corfo Project to Monitor Truffle Orchards in Chile


Start date: September 2015 Objectives: To audit, monitor and prescribe different management mycorrhizal Quercus ilex plantations with Tuber melanosporum in the regions of O'Higgins and Maule (central Chile). Description: The project is structured in 4 sampling visits of different plantations, where root samples for the detection of mycorrhizae are taken and soil samples for [...]

Truffle Inoculation in a Notophagus Forest – Chile


Start date: September 2010 Objectives: Trial inoculations in Notophagus glauca forest with Tuber melanosporum & Tuber aestivum. Description: different Notophagus forest plots near Lake Colbun (Chile) were inoculated using the Mycoforest technology, with Tuber melanosporum (September 2010) and Tuber aestivum (September 2013). After 2 years of inoculation root samples they were taken to assess [...]


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