There are different types of truffles, categorized according to color - black or white - and season - winter, fall or summer. Some of them are considered more valuable (and often characterized by a higher purchase price) than others.
White Truffles vs. Black Truffles
Truffle is an extraordinary product of nature available in very limited quantities and variables from year to year.
White truffle (or Alba Truffle) is one of the rearest and dearest truffles, a real diamond in the kitchen. White truffle season starts in November.
Black truffles of different varieties are available in summer, fall and winter.
Below are the most popular types of truffles, usually harvested in different seasons, that you can buy online in our grocery store.
Image: White Alba Truffle, CC BY 2.0