Black Summer Truffle

Tuber Aestivum Vittadini

The scorzone

Well known by the name of Scorzone, the Black Summer Truffle is among the most widespread truffles and used in cooking.

The gleba, of a more or less yellowish hazelnut color in mature specimens, often also lighter in colour, is crossed by numerous more or less thin, branched and anastomosed whitish veins.

The wrinkled surface is completely covered with pyramid-shaped warts.

Medium weight5-200 grDimensions5-15 cm
Harvest Periodfrom the end of May to September
Collection areaPiedmont, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, Campania, Molise
Symbiotic plantsGenerally turkey oak, downy oak, hazel, black and white hornbeam, oak, oak, beech, black pine, poplar


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