Does Truffle Found In Nepal

Truffle is the most expensive mushroom found throughout the year between leaf litter and soil. It is found in neutral and alkaline soil. Truffle receives huge importance in the market due to its high price compared to another mushroom. Truffle can also be cultivated in gardens and the cultivation dates back to 200 years.


Dog and pig are widely used to recognize the truffle in wild. Lagotto Romagnolo is the sole species of dog use in truffle finding in wild. Though truffle price varies but it is estimated to be around $4000 per kg.

Yes, Truffle is found in Nepal. As we lack the research and development in truffle. Due to microclimatic patches, Nepal is home for good quality truffle. 

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