Black Summer Truffle
Tuber aestivum vittadini
Widely known as Scorzone, is one of the less precious truffles. Gleba is hazel and more or less yellowish in ripe truffles, and often even lighter, and it has many whitish veins of varying thickness, ramified and joined together. The rugged surface is completely covered in pyramidal warts.
Harvest Season: from May to November
Harvest Regions: Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Umbria, Lazio, Abruzzo, Campania, Molise
Symbiotics plants: generally Turkey oak, downy oak, common hazel, black and white hornbeam, English oak, oak, beech, black pine, poplar
Average Weight: 2 oz-18 oz
Average Size: 1 inch-10 inches