Tuber melanosporum identification

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Tuber melanosporum Vitt., Perigord Truffle, Truffe du P?rigord, Die Perigord-Tr?ffel, Francia szarvasgomba, Tartufo nero di Norcia, tartufo di P?rigord, Perigordtruffel. Spherical or lumpy, 2-10cm across with a covering of polygonal warts, and the cut flesh turning violaceous-black with white river like lines throughout, wonderfully scented. Asci with up to 6 spoes 90-100 x 80-120um Spores elliptic, completely covered in spines 2-4um long, 29?55 x 22?35um. A specialty of the Perigore region of France, but also known from other countries around the Mediterranean, north Africa and Asia. Edible ? excellent considered the best truffle. Found In Europe, under trees especially cork oak.

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More info about Tuber melanosporum mushroom

Stem type:
Lateral
rudimentary or absent
Choice
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows underground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Other
Fungus colour:
Black or blackish
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
Flesh:
Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
Die Perigord-Tr?ffel, Francia szarvasgomba, Perigord Truffle, Truffe du P?rigord
Class:
Pezizomycetes
Order:
Pezizales
Family:
Helvellaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:45:41

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