There is fungus among us - in Croatia
White truffles are considered a delicacy in cuisines across much of the Mediterranean. Essentially a fungus often found around the roots of trees, they are fairly rare, although numerous attempts to cultivate them finally succeeded in 19th-century France. White the most noted regions for truffles are in Italy and France, this travel writer explores truffle-hunting in Croatia.
By Joji Sakurai
The New York Times
November 16, 2016