Description: Tuber melanosporum. Specimens can be found in late autumn and winter, reaching 7 cm in diameter and weighing up to 100 g

Season: December, January, February, March

Origin: France
Description: Tuber Borchii. Exterior can be confused with Tuber Magnum, because initially it shows the same characteristics, irregular, smooth and white. The smell is characteristic that distinguishes it from the white truffle.

Season: March

Origin: Italy
Description: Tuber aestivum. The flavor, size and color of summer truffles is similar to that of burgundy truffles, but their aroma is less intense and the flesh is a paler hazel color.

Season: June, July, August

Origin: France / Italy
Description: Tuber uncinatum. Burgundy truffles have an intense, hazelnut-like aroma and are highly prized for their gastronomic qualities. With bodies from 1 inch to 4 inches in diameter, burgundy truffles are relatively large.

Season: September, October, November

Origin: France
Description: Tuber magnatum. Growing symbiotically with oak, hazel, poplar and beech and fruiting in autumn, they can reach 12 cm diameter and 500 g, though are usually much smaller. The flesh is pale cream or brown with white marbling.

Season: October, November, December, January

Origin: Italy

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