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The Ferlengo, is a fungus that grows on ferla stumps, a plant similar to fennel and widespread in the Maremma, especially in Tarquinia and Monte Romano. It has a tasty flavour similar to that of porcine. In the local culinary tradition, the Ferlengo is cooked on the grill, in sauces, sautéed in the pan, the pan with mint or fried golden.

It should be eaten preferably fresh but can also be preserved in oil.

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