Tuber Melanosporum Vitt.

Peridium

It is made of small black warts

Gleba

When it is mature its colour is black-purple, it is made of white and slim veins which tend to be reddish when it is exposed to air. Veins disappear when it is cooked

Shape

Generally it is roundish

Size

Sizes are variable, it may be like a hazelnut or like an orange. It is rarely bigger.

How To Cook It

Sweet smell. It may be used in meat dishes.

How To Recognize It

For its small warts, its dark purple colour and its sweet smell.

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