Tuber brumale

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Tuber brumale
Tuber brumale - Vue sur la tranche coupée.jpg
Cut surface of Tuber brumale
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Tuberaceae
Genus: Tuber
T. brumale
Binomial name
Tuber brumale
Vittad. (1831)

Tuber brumale, also known as Muscat truffle or winter truffle, is a species of truffle native to Southern Europe. It is naturally present in the soils of many truffle orchards.[1]


  1. ^ M. Mamoun; J. M. Olivier (1993), "Competition between Tuber melanosporum and other ectomycorrhizal fungi under two irrigation regimes", Plant and Soil (in German), vol. 149, no. 2, pp. 211–218, doi:10.1007/BF00016611