• Truffle Huntress
  • Truffles California
  • California Truffle Dog Training
  • CA truffiere
  • Tesoro Mio (Treasure of mine) is a producing truffle farm
Truffle Surveys 

Truffle Huntress In The Press

Staci O’Toole and her trained Lagotto Romagnolo dog, Mila, uncovered a prized 1.2-ounce black Perigord truffle in El Dorado County. It is believed to be the first European black truffle of culinary value successfully cultivated in Northern California in at least a decade. Learn More

Truffle Huntress Services

Truffle Farming
Tesoro Mio (Treasure of mine) is our producing truffle farm in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain’s of Northern California. We are one of the very few Truffiere’s in California that is producing the French Perigord or Winter Black Truffle aka “Black Diamond” of the kitchen.

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CA Truffle dog

Truffle Surveys
Truffle Huntress has successfully unearthed cultivated and wild truffles in Washington, Oregon and our home state of California. In addition to “hound found” truffles we can provide soil and root sample collection for field and laboratory analysis.

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Truffle Dogs
Truffle Huntress has the privilege of raising and training Truffle Dogs in a producing truffle orchard Tesoro Mio Truffiere. The Lagotto Romagnolo is the only dog specifically bred to hunt the underground tuber known as truffles.

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Meet The Truffle Huntress

Mila the Truffle Huntress is a Lagotto Romagnolo. Italy’s oldest and rarest dog breed that was kept from extinction due to its distinction of hunting truffles. Learn More About Mila

Truffle Farming in The U.S.

In an industry that is still immature, growing truffles reliably is still considered by many as experimental farming in the New World. Fortunately, there have been new advances in scientific methods and theory in the past decade. DNA and Mycorrhizal testing are now used to confirm the presence of activity of the correct tuber species. Learn More About Truffle Farming

Truffle Resource Center

Looking for information on where to buy truffles, hunt truffles, or how to grow truffles. Check out our Truffle resources page. Years of experience in the world of truffles has lead us to the finest truffle resources and we are happy to share those resources with you. Learn More


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 2:10am
Truffle Season off to a bang with New Truffieres across the states coming on! Check out Mila and Tonne working and learn how to become Truffle farmer at the local festivals Jan 12-15 https://t.co/5Z8HCumhD3 and Jan 25-27 https://t.co/qorGluzvpy https://t.co/UjZG7CpGOu
Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 10:13am
Chasing the last light of 2017! Welcoming the promise of the New Year to all!! @ Tesoro Mio https://t.co/PNXm4mqI95
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 1:23pm
@xvilanovasola We’re in both boats here in California. Not enough until there’s too much!!
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 at 1:16pm
Best Truffle Shots of 2017! Can’t wait to see what 2018 has in store!! https://t.co/WREGmgPQwa Trufflehuntress photo
Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 at 1:43am
The Lagotto Pack in Action at Tesoro Mio with link attached this time 😉. https://t.co/73wQOYMHUS


Fond memories of the wonderful Summer Truffle hunt in Croatia. Hope your Périgord Season will be just as great @karlictartufi ...

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Truffle Season off to a Bang! Congrats to Jackson Family Wines #jacksonfamilywines ...

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