Product of Tuscany
The Whitish TruffleThe rind or peridium is smooth and light in colour, variable from white-ochre to reddish. The gleba is light or reddish, with a few large white veins. The shape is variable and tends to be rounded. This species is rather small, from hazelnut to cherry, exceptionally it can be as large as a hen’s egg. It ripens from January to April. Its distinctive aroma, sometimes with alliaceous plant in species picked in pine forests while more delicate for those picked under the oaks. So far, it has not been promoted due to its small size and fast perishability, even though it has a good yield on dish.