SCORZONE OR SUMMER BLACK TRUFFLE

-Peridium

Warty, formed by protruding and chapped warts that make the hard rind from which it takes the adjective “big rind" and pointed in black at the end.

 

-Gleba

Hazelnut with shades of yellow, crossed by very branched white veins, more or less fine.

 

-Form

Oval, roundish, irregular.

 

-Dimensions

The average size is quite high: it starts from dimensions such as an egg or an orange and can be reached by half a kilo.

 

-Ripeness

From June to November.

 

-In the kitchen

Soft scent, it is used as a base for preparations with other ingredients.

 

-How to recognize it

Peridium with typical chapped warts, lighter gleba than the other "black truffles" species, generally high in size and mainly summer ripening period.