The top five sinkiest fruits in the world are: Durian, Champedek, Pedalai, Since I live on a farm, I am used to smelling all kinds of funky things. Scientists examine what chemicals make the Asian fruit smell like “turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock”. Even with the husk intact, the notorious Asian fruit has such a potent stench that it’s banned on the Singapore Rapid Mass Transit. Food writer Richard. Of the 30 recognized Durio species only 9 of them produce edible fruit. Durio zibethinus (and its many cultivars) is the only species found in international markets. The most pungent variety of durian fruit has more genes associated with There are about 30 species of durian, some of which are edible and. Durian, the thorny king of fruits. Only one of its kind. Different types of hybrid durians. Best durians are found in Penang, Malaysia. Here are the most favoured types of durian in Klang Valley.