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Tuber melanosporum Vittad. - Périgord Truffle


Phylum: Ascomycota Class: Pezizomycetes Order: Pezizales Family: Tuberaceae


Found this mushroom in my front yard under my oak tree.


Tuber melanosporum, the Périgord Black Truffle, grows in mycorrhizal relationship with the root systems of oak. Grows in late Summer through autumn.

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Spotted by a stud ent at TNCC

Hampton, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2014
Submitted on Sep 6, 2014

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