Moroccan truffles: what species?

Alain Gerault Alain.Gerault at wanadoo.fr
Wed Mar 20 04:30:10 EST 2002


You can see this article :
KHABAR L., NAJIM L., JANEX-FAVRE M. C., PARGUEY-LEDUC A.
Contribution à l'étude de la flore mycologique du maroc. Les truffes 
marocaines (Discomycétes).
in Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France, 2001, Tome 117, 
fascicule 3,p. 207-211.

Daniel B. Wheeler wrote:

> Just received a package of truffle from Morocco for experimentation
> and examination. Truffles have external veins over an off-white
> peridium with some grayish areas present. I'd describe them more as
> "dirty white" than gray.
> 
> The aroma is fragrant and somewhat of beer (sorry, can't tell you
> _which_ beer, since I can't have much beer anymore).
> 
> Has anyone heard of truffle from Morocco? What species might they be?
> Could these be a form of Terfezia? Or are they more likely
> Lespaultinia?
> 
> Daniel B. Wheeler
> www.oregonwhitetruffles.com
> 
> 




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