Are the long tubes that develop from germinated spores and form the structural parts of the body of a fungus. A large mass of hyphae is known as mycelium.
The mass of hyphae that form the fruiting body of a fungus.
A symbiotic relationship of the mycelium of a fungus, with the roots of certain host plants, in which the hyphae form a closely woven mass around the roots, or penetrate the cells of the root.
A relationship between two organisms that is mutually beneficial.
The environmental conditions, especially soil and climate in which a food is grown or produced and that give the food its unique characteristics such as flavour and aroma.
The science and cultivation of truffles.
Direct translation means a field where truffles are found. In English we use the term to describe a truffle plantation or grower.
The scientific name of the black winter truffle or French black Perigord truffle. It is important to make sure you are receiving 100% of this species of truffle.