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Now let’s take the romance out of the equation, shall we?

petrichor[2]

Petrichor is definitely a smell of the earth, also known as geosmina, which is produced by a species of bacteria in the actinobacteria and cyanobacteria families, Streptomyces coelicolor.

Petrichor is the smell after the rain, the smell before the rain is ozone.

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