Tirmania nivea

They differ from the Terfezias by its lighter color (from cream white to light brown). They have high water content.

They are characterized by a musky smell, and a soft and delicate texture, and they differ from the Terfezias in color (from cream white to light brown). Its nutritional values are the next:

  • 40-60% carbohydrates.
  • 20-27% proteins.
  • 2,4-7,5% fat.
  • 7-13% fiber.

They also have high potassium, phosphorus and magnesium content.

Tirmania’s cultivation is in an experimental phase and their commercialization will not start until 2017.