Case File #2: Van Camp's Beanee Weenees

Date: June 10, 2021


Massospora cicadina can affect both 13-year and 17-year cycle cicadas (Brood X is the 17-year cycle). The fungus was discovered to affect cicadas way back in 1850! How's that for scientific advancement, huh?

Sources & Further Reading:
Van Camp's Wikipedia
'Beanee Weenees not for the squeamy'
'History of Van Camp's Beans Is Utterly Mangled'