Black Winter Truffle -Grade A- (Tuber Melanosporum Vitt.)
The Black Winter Truffle (Tuber Melanosporum ) is widely known throughout world cuisine as “Perigord” Truffles, or in Italy as the “Nero Pregiato”, is considered the King of the black truffles. Generally looks rounded, but can also be irregular or lobed, normally it reaches a size of up to 10 cm (3.9 in). Characterised by small pyramidal cusps and black-brown skin; the winter black truffle's flesh is initially white, then dark. It is permeated by white veins which turn brown with age.