Story: Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi

Burgundy truffles (1st of 2)

Burgundy truffles

Similar in appearance to Périgord truffles, burgundy truffles (Tuber uncinatum) have a lighter-brown interior and a milder flavour. They grow on the roots of hazel, oak and pine trees, and form fruiting bodies in autumn.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Mushrooms and other cultivated fungi - Truffles and other ectomycorrhizal fungi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16862/burgundy-truffles (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008