Tuber melanosporum

Tuber melanosporum
Truffe nature.JPG
Fruiting body of Tuber melanosporum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Fungi
Division:Ascomycota
Class:Pezizomycetes
Order:Pezizales
Family:Tuberaceae
Genus:Tuber
Species:T. melanosporum
Binomial name
Tuber melanosporum
Vittad. 1831
Tuber melanosporum
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Mycological characteristics
glebal hymenium
hymenium attachment is not applicable
lacks a stipe
ecology is mycorrhizal
edibility: choice

Tuber melanosporum, called the black truffle, Périgord truffle or French black truffle,[1] is a species of truffle native to Southern Europe. It is one of the most expensive edible mushrooms in the world.

Other Languages
català: Tòfona negra
euskara: Boilur beltz
français: Truffe noire
қазақша: Жерқұлақ
Nederlands: Zwarte truffel
Piemontèis: Tuber melanosporum
српски / srpski: Crna gomoljača
українська: Tuber melanosporum