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Many messages posted about "Wan Jakkajan", a sacred object that is becoming popular among gamblers. Rumor has it that the Cicada is a plant that is in the category. A kind of psychedelic plant, the plant is on the soil, while the roots are underground. Instead, it has a shape that looks like a cicada, said occasionally it would become a cicada sounding from the underground again. It is amazing. Whoever owns it will give fortune, summon money, kindness, avoidance and warning as well.
With the belief that "Wan Jakkajan" is a talisman that can bring good luck causing the popularity of Wan Cicada to occur rapidly and some people believe Wan Cicada also helps to cure ailments by bringing the cicadas to boil drinking water until having to send them to the hospital in a row
According to a scientific point of view "Wan Cicada" may be just "Insect Fungus" of the Kingdom of Mushrooms and Fungi that are not both plants and animals as we understand each other.
Insect molds are everywhere in nature causing disease and causing the cicadas to die. When the cicada dies, the fungus penetrates the fibers and grows in the cicada to suck the sap as food and grow into a reproductive structure that resembles a horn in the head. It serves to create spores to infect the fungus." National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Biotech) explains that Cicada is sacred according to the beliefs of the villagers.
for the life cycle of the cicadas When cicadas mate will lay eggs on the bark before falling to the ground And buried in the larval stage underground for 2 to 17 years, the part that we see in the summer cicadas chirping in the trees is only a short fraction of their lives. Of the cicadas during the mating season only. During the transformation phase, the cicadas are weak together with the beginning of the rainy season high humidity Therefore, there is a chance of infecting insects with fungi.
The fungi that occur on the cicadas initially assumed to be a species of fungi Cordyceps sobolifera (Cordyceps sobolifera). Previously in Thailand, insect fungi have been found on cicadas. And an interesting species is the cordyceps niponnica, which was first found in Japan. While Thailand was first found in Khao Yai National Park in 2001, and the research team was able to extract bioactive compounds from fungi that has antibacterial activity as well.
However, Wan Jakkajan At present, we are unable to identify any fungal species. Now we can only give knowledge in terms of science that Wan Cicada is not a plant but an insect fungus" and continues to remain in the belief of Thai people.
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