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Truffles are a fungus that grows underground in France and Italy. However, these ugly lumps can cost around $1,000 a pound! Very flavorful, with an incredible smell, truffles are rare and prized in gourmet cooking. Truffle hunting is a booming industry and animals like pigs and dogs are trained to sniff out these gems, worth their weight in gold.