Truffles are one of the most esteemed luxury foods. Every year brings news reports of fantastically expensive sales of these rare fungi. Taming the Truffle, by Ian R. Hall, Gordon T. Brown, and Alessandra Zambonelli (Timber Press, 304 pages, $29.
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