A couple of days ago we made fun of a Washington Post journo who decided it would be a good idea to turn some of the cicadas he found in his backyard into tacos:

So, what does this journo think about his meal after reading this article in today’s Washington Post?

The fungus is making their genitals literally fall off:

And, somehow, once they lose their genitals that’s when they get really horny:

Don’t feel sorry for the bugs, though. Apparently they’re not in any pain when their butts fall off:

You know, maybe it wasn’t such a good idea after all to eat bugs you just find in your yard but what do we know:


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