But what does it taste like?
Why White Phosphorus Is So Dangerous, In 50 Seconds

This is a video of the biochemist behind Youtube channel NileRed Shorts (previously: dissolving a penny in nitric acid) discussing why white phosphorus is so dangerous, in a very watchable 50 seconds. So, why is white phosphorus so dangerous? Because it reacts with oxygen and likes to GET LIT and STAY LIT. Kind of reminds me of myself.