What could be the world’s biggest black truffle was sold last month in the south of France.
The 1.3kg black Périgord truffle (Tuber melanosporum) went on sale in the farm market of the French south-western town of Sarlat.
The massive subterranean fungus is the biggest ever found and sold in Périgord, which is historically the most famous truffle producing region of France.
Winter truffles are currently being sold for about 1,000 euro (£828) per kg on southern France farmer’s markets, and we estimate that this one sold for around
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