DIFFERENT SEASONS FOR DIFFERENT TRUFFLES
When does truffle born? When can we buy it?
As everyone knows, there are many types of truffles and all different from each others: we cannot say ” There is season for truffle” but we’ll speak about different seasons for different truffles, different periods of year in which you can harvest the different specialties of tuber: white truffles, black truffles, bianchetto truffle, brumale truffle, scorzone truffle and uncinatum truffles.
So there are various types of truffles, some of them are well known and considered the most valuable (often characterized by a higher purchase price) and other more related to local or regional culinary traditions.
However, truffle is still a product of nature available in very limited quantities and vary from year to year.
Below you find a list with the most famous species and the time of year when you can find them. The calendars where you see the days of opening and closing of the season for the gather of each truffle are annual and vary from region to region:
White Truffle or Trifola: Late September / early October around until the end didicembre
Black truffle: from November 15 to March 15
Bianchetto truffle or marzuolo: from January 15 to April 30 about
Black summer truffle or Scorzone truffle: from May 1 to August 31
Black winter truffle or Brumale: from January 1 to March 15
Uncinatum truffle: Late September / early-October until the end of December
The card/document for the collection of truffles has national validity, but, as everyone knows, each region has its own harvest calendar, which is good to remember in case of transfers.
You just need to turn to regional office to know the days and opening hours for the pick up of truffles in your region. Their office provides complete calendars for citizens provided with ID cards who want to try the business.
The sale of truffles follows and then respects the calendars allocated by various Italian regions that offer and governing both the harvest and sales of this luxurious product of the land.