Black Truffle

Tuber melanosporum vittadini

Even though we generally point at the white truffle as the more precious, many actually prefer black truffles, also called sweet truffle thanks to its exquisite flavor. Gleba is black-brown with hinges of purple and red, thin and dense whitish veins con well outlined, accompanied by two transparent brown stripes on the sides, the surface presents pyramidal warts and reddish shades.