The most famous truffle which has also a great commercial value. The white truffle has a globular and irregular shape and can reach the size of an orange, weighing more than 200-300 grams.
The outer surface is smooth and slightly velvety with a color ranging from pale to dark cream to greenish.
The flesh is pale cream, yellow-grayish, pinky or brown with white marbling. The unique truffle smell is a combination of a pleasant and aromatic fragrance and a garlic and gas taste. Can be found close to oaks, willows and poplars that determine its color and aroma.
The White Sibillini truffle matures from late summer to winter on soft and humid soils, rich in calcium.