“Some truffles emit the odor of certain mammalian steroids, including androstenol (androst-16-en-3-ol), a chemical that occurs in the black truffle Tuber melanosporum and in the testicles of swine. In fact, it is found in the saliva and breathe of rutting boars, where it serves as a pheromone to overcome the sexual inhibitions of young female pigs. ” for more go to link “waynes word”.
Last night I thought if only I can get back to the Bronx, to that very street where I lived with my grandparents, the only place I ever felt I had a home, if only I could do that then… Continue reading
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