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ginkgo biloba

PhAssocs phassocs at aol.com
Sat May 3 08:40:39 EST 1997


the fleshy outer layer of the seed is indeed malodorous due to a substance
similar to butyric acid...which gives off the odor of rancid butter.  The
seed though, is considered a delicacy when roasted.  Incidentally, the
Gingo biloba is the only remaining species of Gingo still in existance



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