the name of “scorzone”, with which it is commonly known, alludes to its main characteristic, a brown-black bark, with large and hard pyramidal and prominent warts.
The gleba or pulp is firm and pulpy, of a light brown-hazelnut color when fully ripe, with thin and meandering white veins.
June – November
intense aromas of wood and roasted barley malt
in the refrigerator, wrapped in kitchen paper and closed in a plastic or glass jar, taking care to change the paper whenever it is damp.
Immediately before use, remove the earthy residues from the truffle with a brush or a damp paper cloth, in order not to alter the organoleptic characteristics.