The Rain and Heat.
The local weather continues to confound the local truffle growers, pushing back the harvest dates. The increased warmth of the past week has significantly increased the 100 mm below ground temperatures from 5 degrees C to 10 degrees at Blue Frog Farm. The heavy rain of the past weeks, combined with increased temperatures may also add to the increased chance of rot in the truffle, another truffle farmers nightmare. Blue Frog will begin searching over the coming weekend with fingers crossed for mature and aromatic truffle.