The Black Oregon Truffle (Leucangium carthusianum) have a strong spicy, fruity and intense flavor, like apples and pineapples. The texture can be compared to a hard grated or ground almonds. The flavor is less important than the aroma that is fragrant.
Presented in Greek territories from early December until late April. Store fresh truffles in the refrigerator immersed in a container of uncooked rice or wrapped loosely in paper towels. The fresh truffles are best when used within a week or less after arrival.