A-grade fresh black Smooth Truffle Tuber Macrosporum, include truffles with regular shape, weight between 15g and 200 grams / above 3cm in diameter/, can have broken, cut and scratch truffles maximum 30%
Other names: Tuber Macrosporum, Smooth black truffles
Storage: refrigerator at +2°C
Shelf life with optimal storage 14-20 days
TUBER MACROSPORUM TRUFFLES – HEAVENLY SMOOTH APPEARANCE AND TASTE (Smooth Black Truffle for sale)
This species is well-liked by cooking enthusiasts and chefs alike. Fresh Tuber macrosporum truffles have little to no warts, which is why their appearance is smooth. Their white veining is pretty distinctive, making a startling contrast to their black and brown body colors. Available in the A-grade and B-grade, the truffles may be covered with some blemishes, but these are never serious.
When it comes to all things taste, our smooth truffles pack a garlicky punch. Earthy notes add a finishing touch to their profile, making sure you can get lost in a feast of flavors. More importantly, they can be stored for weeks without losing any of them.
How can smooth black truffles be used?(Buy Smooth Black Truffle)
Because of their pungent garlicky taste, smooth truffles are rarely eaten as they are. Yet, they make gourmet additions to an endless variety of dishes – from fish and omelets to pasta. Those with demanding palates may even be looking to buy Tuber macrosporum truffles for desserts, cakes, and soups. They are considered go-to food bases that allow your dish to bring its full flavor out, be it sweet or musky.
At Terra Ross, we only harvest smooth truffles when they reach their peak flavors and produce a boast-worthy aroma. The species is usually fully mature from October to January. That’s when you can’t go wrong ordering Tuber macrosporum truffles online to enjoy their freshness. Check out what grade works for your culinary applications and let us provide you with the best price!
The Outer appearance of Smooth Black Truffle
These truffles are generally spherical ,rarely regular in shape,but often lobed. Their size is from 0.5 to 2 cm (0.2 to 0.8 inches) in diameter (not commonly bigger than 5 cm) . The skin color varies from reddish brown to rust or blackish. The warts of 0.5-2 mm on the fruit skin are low and flattened. That is why the truffle looks relatively smooth.
The meshes are polygonal, not standard in form and size, 3-5 (6) µm high, 4-10 µm long; 6-10 wide spores.
Ascospores: 42-85 x 30-42 (-42) µm without the ornament, size different depending on number of spores in the ascus, Q range = 1,40-2,08, ellipsoid;initially light yellow, brown-reddish and non-translucent after ripening; laced with a small meshed reticulum.
Inner appearance of Smooth Black Truffle
The truffle pulp is purplish brown to grey-brown covered with delicate white veins.
The flesh tends to go black at maturity, and white, meandering veins become wider.
Peridium:150-300 µm thick, containing thickly located, interwoven hyphae with solid walls, brown- reddish in the external layers and yellowish in the internal layers.
Aroma and taste of Smooth Black Truffle
The aroma is intense, pleasant,and the taste- garlicky and exceptional, resembling Tuber magnatum (the Italian white truffle). Gastronomically magnificent! It is the choice of true gourmands to be grated or sliced over pasta, bruschetta, risotto, polenta etc.
The habitat of Tuber macrosporum is the same as Tuber magnatum: central Italy and all over Europe. Tuber macrosporum prefers limestone and sometimes clay soils .
Its host plants include hazel, linden ,poplars, willows and oaks.
Did you know?
The first description of this species was probably Tuber cibarium subcinereum alliaceum Bulliard (1791), Histoire Champignons France 74