Tuber Aestivum vitt. / Scorsone

black summer truffle


T. aestivum is produced in many European countries including Greece and Cyprus, as well as southern England.

It can be easily cultivated, giving relatively high rates.

Commercial value: Rather cheaper due to its abundance, despite its uniqueness during thw summer months. Great amounts of t. aestivum are absorbed by the processing industry.

Fructification: end of April – end of August