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San Miniato Truffle Fair

San Miniato Truffle Fair The medieval village of San Miniato is located half way between Florence and Pisa. The village is set on a hill top and offers splendid panoramic views. Read more about San Miniato and the famous truffles here. The San Miniato Truffle fair takes place during the last 3 weekends in November. […]

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White Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

White Truffle Hunting in Tuscany Truffles are hypogeous (underground) versions of mushrooms. They don’t form a prominent stem and their spore-bearing surfaces are enclosed. They rely on animals eating them (mycophagy) to distribute their spores, instead of air currents like mushrooms. Truffles resemble small potatoes, and often between the size of a marble and a […]

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