Looking to try Imaia gigantea? Look no further

This Native truffles flavor and aroma are reported to be quite good, being described as earthy, mossy, fruity, funky, spicy, soft like moss, yet sharp like cheese.

The Blue Ridge Truffle, or Imaia gigantea, is pronounced “ee-ma-ee-uh”.

 First discovered by Sanshi Imai, a Japanese mycologist, this truffle is now gaining recognition here in Appalachia as it is the only other place in the world that it has been found so far.

You will never find any synthetic ingredients in our truffle products; only real pink Himalayan salt and Dog harvested truffle foraged from WNC. 

Dog foraged truffles are far superior to human raked truffles - raking the forest a practice that not only damages the sensitive mycorrhizal threads, plants, habitat and soil structure of the forest, it also damages the integrity of the truffle culture in the USA, as raked truffles are almost always of lesser quality - rakers unearth unripe truffles that have no culinary value. By using a dog, you ensure that the truffles you are harvesting are mature and will have that amazing peak aroma. Most importantly, you can rest assured that when Eva is hunting truffles, we are all having an amazing time.

Learn all about our truffle dog Eva who we trained to hunt these culinary gems on our website!

This high-quality truffle salt accents a variety of tasty dishes: try it on pasta, pizza, popcorn, and more. 

Sold in 1.5 or 4 oz glass jars.

Imaia Gigantea Truffle Salt

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North Carolina, US
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Wild Goods has been providing fine foraged mushrooms and edibles to the Western North Carolina area in Asheville and Sylva, N.C. for the last five years. With their combined experience, Wild Goods has over 20 years of foraging under their belts and have taught thousands of people the basics of sustainable foraging, wildcrafting, and safe mushroom practices.

Please reach out to us if you have any questions at all, or are looking for a specific species. Local pickup available, or overnight shipping.

Visit our home page here to learn more about who we are our practices background and more.

Recently, their truffle dog Eva has begun to dig up the most wonderful native truffles, and we are excited to see what she brings us next!