TRUFFLE: THE SPECIES

Truffles grow only in areas with specific characteristics such as soil type, climate, orographic conformation, presence of symbiotic plants and absence of polluting agents.

 

 

THE TRUFFLE SEASONS

 

SPECIES PERIOD COLLECTION TUSCANY REGION

 

-Tuber magnatum Pico (White Truffle)

from September 10th to December 31th

 

-Tuber melanosporum Vitt. (Precious Black Truffle)

from November 15th to March 15th

 

-Tuber brumale var. Moschatum De Ferry (Moscato Truffle)

from November 15th to March 15th

 

-Tuber aestivum Vitt. (Scorzone Truffle)

from June 1st to November 30th

 

-Tuber uncinatum Chatin (Hooked Truffle)

from October 1st to December 31th

 

-Tuber brumale Vitt. (Black Truffle in winter)

January 1st to March 15th

 

-Tuber albidum Pico (Bianchetto or Marzuolo Truffle)

January 10th to April 30th

 

-Tuber macrosporum Vitt. (Smooth Black Truffle)

1 September to 31 December

 

-Tuber mesentericum (ordinary black truffle)

September 1st to January 31th