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Australian unearths 'beast' of a truffle

Mr Dunbar said that he had no idea of the size of the fungus as he worked for 45 minutes to remove it from the earth at his property in the state of Victoria.


AN Australian has uncovered what is thought to be the largest black truffle ever discovered in the country, a 1,511-gramme monster that could also be a world-beater.

Stuart Dunbar said that he had known since February that a truffle had been growing in the spot where it was