White Truffle Weed Strain Information & Review

Sophia Delphi December 05, 2022 - 5 min read
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White Truffle is a hard-to-find, somewhat-mysterious weed strain — and the mystery isn’t helped by the fact that the name “White Truffle” is also used by a second breeder to describe a completely different type of cannabis.

The strain that most people describe as White Truffle is the one we’ll focus on: a 70/30 indica hybrid that’s the child of famous parents, Gorilla Glue #4 and Peanut Butter Breath. This White Truffle has bountiful amounts of THC, and it delivers an energizing head high that eventually turns into a buzzy, relaxing body stone.

The predominant sensory appeal of White Truffle is earthy and savory, with a little garlic and skunk to round out the experience. How did the strain get its name? The thick blanket of frosty white trichomes that cover the flower.

Effects and Side Effects

The THC in White Truffle doesn’t take long to rear its head. A euphoric and energizing cerebral rush, along with a boost in focus, is what you’ll notice first. However, it’s coupled with strong stress relief and mental calm, so while you may want to use the newfound energy to get things done, another part of your brain will urge you to simply relax and enjoy the buzz.

Your body will soon join the chorus as White Truffle produces a peaceful and relaxing body stone that may send you straight to the couch. That effect isn’t necessarily strong enough to be called couch lock, but you’ll likely find a nice, long, relaxing “sit” more enticing than your initial desire to get started on your to-do list.

This is a strain that’s conducive to use after a long day at work. It will wash away any stress or tension you’ve brought home with you, improving your mood and encouraging you to relax and unwind with friends, music, or Netflix, or simply do nothing and revel in the high. White Truffle won’t put you to sleep, but you may be in the mood for bed once it wears off.

As a strain with well over 20% THC content, White Truffle may occasionally create problems for inexperienced smokers or those who suffer from clinical anxiety; it can worsen anxiety or cause panic attacks or paranoia in those users. The weed’s potency can also trigger headaches with overconsumption. More common side effects are dry mouth, dry throat, and munchies.

Positive Effects:

  • Energy: 3/5
  • Creative: 2/5
  • Pain: 3/5
  • Stress: 5/5
  • Sleep: 2/5
  • Mood: 5/5

Negative Effects:

  • Paranoid: 2/5
  • Dry Mouth: 4/5
  • Dry Eyes: 4/5
  • Lethargy: 3/5
  • Cough: 3/5

Bottom Line: White Truffle is a nicely-balanced hybrid with high THC content; it delivers a happy and calm head high coupled with a relaxing body buzz that’s enjoyable but not sedating.

Medical Conditions

If they’re able to find the strain, MMJ patients use White Truffle primarily for its mind-clearing and mentally-relaxing effects, which are strong weapons against problems like stress (including PTSD), anxiety, and depression. (Important reminder: in some users, this strain can worsen anxiety instead of improving it). The increase in focus may also help some with ADD/ADHD.

Those dealing with chronic pain from injuries, fibromyalgia, or diseases like arthritis say the combined mind/body high of White Truffle can ease their pain considerably. The munchies this strain triggers may help patients dealing with eating disorders that cause low appetite.

Flavor and Aroma

The overwhelming scent of this weed is deep, damp earth. There are notes of spice, gas, and skunk, but they’re dominated by an aroma that makes you think you’re walking through a forest after the rain.

The flavor is just as savory. You’ll taste earth, garlic, and mushrooms, along with hints of spice and diesel. Some users say they notice hints of sour berries or fruit in there as well.

Flavor and Aroma Ratings:

  • Earthy: 5/5
  • Citrus: 2/5
  • Fruity: 2/5
  • Spice: 3/5
  • Wood: 4/5

Cannabinoids and Terpenes

When we say that White Truffle is a potent weed, we’re not kidding. Lab results show the strain’s average THC content to be around 23%, but some of the flower that’s been found on sale at dispensaries contains almost 30% THC. CBD levels are low, with slightly higher amounts of CBG.

Among the terpenes that contribute to White Truffle’s earthy aroma and flavor are humulene, myrcene, caryophyllene, pinene, and limonene.


The “real” White Truffle strain was originally bred by Michigan’s Fresh Coast Seed Company and then given to BeLeaf Cannabis in Oklahoma to further cultivate and sell. The strain is usually described as a phenotype or backcross of Gorilla Butter; Gorilla Butter is the child of Gorilla Glue #4 and Peanut Butter Breath.

GG #4, of course, is a THC powerhouse that contributes its strong, balanced effects and earthiness to White Truffle. Peanut Butter Breath adds its own high THC content and balanced buzz to the mix. The result is a potent, enjoyable, and even-handed high.

Similar Strains

Gorilla Butter, of course, is the strain most similar to White Truffle since the two are so closely related. Other choices to check out include Goji OG, Magic Melon, Honey Bun, and Inzane in the Membrane.

White Truffle Strain Review: FAQ

Q: What is the other White Truffle strain you mentioned?
A: It’s an indica-dominant hybrid bred by Parabellum Genetics as a cross between Platinum Kush and 95 Dead, and it’s more couch-locking and sedating than the Fresh Coast/BeLeaf version.

Q: What conditions can I use White Truffle for?
A: Patients who are dealing with psychological issues like anxiety, stress, and depression say the mental relaxation the strain provides is a great help in forgetting about their day-to-day concerns and more deeply-rooted problems. White Truffle is also commonly used by people suffering from insomnia, ADD and ADHD, and appetite problems caused by chemotherapy.