With a distorted round to oval shape these beauties can grow to the diameter of an apple, weighing in around 2-3 ounces. Having a scaly skin, the violet to black colored flesh produces a fine web of whitish veins when mature.
Truffles (Black Summer)
Black Summer Truffles release a sweet earthy aroma and offer a matching flavor, their elusive taste is somewhat vague and indiscreet. Mushroom experts say a truffle must be tasted and its unusual texture experienced in order to fully understand this very mysterious dark edible wonder from the kitchen of Mother Nature. Shave thin slices onto dishes like pasta, scrambled eggs, omelets and crepes as a deliciously extravagant finishing touch.