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Secret Sex Life of Truffles

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But Dr Francesco Paolocci, who led the latest research at the Plant Genetics Institute in Perugia, Italy, said his team's findings could help increase the annual crop of truffles and even bring down the price. He said: "It was long assumed that the truffle was like other fungi, but we know now that it needs the help of a partner. It has members of two different sexualities, a bit like male and female.

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Comment by Ed Price
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Sounds like troubles with tribbles... or is it tribles. We could ask Captain Kirk.

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