White truffle (Tuber magnatum pico)
Tuber magantum pico is definitely the most expensive and most prized mushroom in the whole world. Its appearance is mostly irregular in shape to completely round. It is yellowish in color, and its smell and taste are unique, which is why it captivates kitchens around the world. Serve about 5 grams of truffles per serving as a side dish. Harvest season: Mid-September to late December.
Black summer truffle (Tuber aestivum vitt.)
Tuber aestivum vittadini, better known as summer truffle, is also the most widespread of all truffles, with a delicate and mild taste, and is mostly round in shape. Serve 8 to 10 grams per serving as a side dish. Harvest season: Beginning of May to the end of August
Black truffle (Tuber uncinatum)
Tuber uncinatum is quite similar to the black summer truffle, except that its cross-section is slightly different from the black summer truffle, has a more intense aroma and grows mostly irregular to a completely round shape. Serve 8 to 10 grams per serving as a side dish. Harvest season: Beginning of September to the end of December.
Black truffle (tuber brumale)
Tuber brumale is a truffle that occurs in the winter, its genus is mostly small but completely round in shape. The aroma and smell are significantly more intense than other black truffles. Serve about 8 grams per serving as a side dish. Harvest season: Beginning of January to the end of February.
Bianchetto truffle (tuber borchii)
Tuber borchii is a truffle that grows in an irregular shape, and its aroma is reminiscent of garlic. Its color is similar to white truffle (magnatum pico). Serve about 8 grams per serving as a side dish. Harvest season: End of January to end of April.