Smooth Black Truffle
Smooth Black Truffle melanosporum is a black diamond, an edible fungus containing many nutritional components. But it is highly-priced and appreciated in many cuisines due to its smooth texture, intense odor/perfume and musty, earthy flavour,
They look like an average truffle on the outside, with knobs and bumps, a dirty dark brown color, smaller than European truffles, about the size of a walnut Inside they are jet black, with spidery white veins and more elastic consistency.
The winter black truffle is more of grayish-brownish black on the outside, with spidery white veins that indicate maturity (the summer variety will be of a more brownish color but are the same size). It generally weighs between 2-3oz.
The summer truffle forms a symbiosis with deciduous trees such as oaks, hornbeams, beeches, poplars, hazelnut plants, and conifers such as pines.
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So, this tuber macrosporum is among the best in the world, and although they aren’t quite as valuable as the Alba truffle, they’re still costly and sought after on the truffle market. Among the black truffle varieties they are the priciest and most desirable.