Mushrooms are a wonderful product that people have learned to find and use in the diet many years ago. Today this product is practically not learned to grow artificially and most of the species can only be obtained in a natural environment. Not the surprise there are rare and extremely valuable mushrooms which can be bought only for big money. On the basis of the maximum cost we can talk about the most expensive mushrooms in the world.
For today the truffle keeps the first stage. It is a special mushroom that attracts gourmets all over the world for its delicate flavor. The most expensive mushroom truffle was sold at auction for 330,000 dollars for one and a half kilograms few years ago. But it does not mean that only millionaires can afford the most expensive mushrooms . Every people can make it because the truffles are for sale by weight, weighing them on exact pharmaceutical scales.
Ministry of Forestry and Water Management in Turkey planted 13 hectares of truffles which will bring great income to the Turkish economy as they cost thousands of euro on the world market of cosmetics and food products. Minister of Forestry and Water Economy of Turkey Veysel Eroglu said that during last 2 years 76 hectares of natural area, where the truffle grows, converted into natural mixed forests for the truffles and 13 hectares of natural forest became a truffles plantation.