Truffle, Matsutake and Chinese Caterpillar Fungus are the most
famous wild mushrooms in the world. Truffle is one of the most
expensive fungi. Because it hiding in the soil which is 1-17m deep
and grows about 20 years while sending out fragrance. usually
people always use the well-trained fungus-dogs to find its
position. In Europe and <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =
"urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />America, it is regarded as Black Diamond. It tastes fragrant and fills
with rich nutrition such as amino acid, carbohydrate, vitamin,
mineral substance, as well as has anti-cancer function, i.e.
inhibitory action against cancer cell.
The diameter of the Truffle is between 2 and 4.5cm or between 1.5
and 3cm, the bigger one is about 140 grams. It is pink brown, deep
brown, coffee color or sepia, with irregular sphere or ellipse. The
surface breaks out and is separated by net stripes. Some
breaking-outs are obtuse, and some are sharp about 0.2-2mm. The
inner is gray brown, purple brown or pink brown, with gray white