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Perigord Truffle mushroom

Tuber melanosporum

Description:

underground mushroom, egg-sized, black with knobby exterior, strongly aromatic

Habitat:

on ground under oaks and hazel trees

Notes:

traditionally found by pigs and now by trained dogs

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Périgueux, Tromelin Island

Lat: 45.19, Long: 0.72

Spotted on Nov 28, 1984
Submitted on Feb 28, 2011

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