What is the largest spider that ever existed?

Table of contents:

  1. What is the largest spider that ever existed?
  2. How big is a Birdeater?
  3. What's the most poisonous spider in the world?
  4. Are there really spiders in bananas?
  5. Why should you not eat the end of a banana?
  6. Do spiders lay eggs in the ends of bananas?
  7. Is it OK to eat the brown part of a banana?
  8. What happens if you eat rotten banana?

What is the largest spider that ever existed?

Megarachne servinei

How big is a Birdeater?

The South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi) is the world's largest spider, according to Guinness World Records. Itslegs can reach up to one foot (30 centimeters) and it can weight up to 6 oz.

What's the most poisonous spider in the world?

Sydney funnel-web spider Atrax robustus

Are there really spiders in bananas?

Native to Central and South America, Cupiennius is a genus of spiders broadly called banana spiders because bananas are the plants on which these spiders are most often found. It's quite common for workers in other countries to discover these spiders in imported banana shipments.

Why should you not eat the end of a banana?

Myth: The tip of a banana should not be eaten because there could be spider eggs inside. ... As the story goes, some unspecified spider species lays its eggs in banana flowers, the eggs end up inside the ripe banana fruit, and some nameless fate will overtake you if you eat the end with the eggs.

Do spiders lay eggs in the ends of bananas?

No spiders lay eggs in bananas. Some spiders make an egg sac and attach it to a banana.

Is it OK to eat the brown part of a banana?

As bananas ripen, the peels naturally develop brown spots. The fruit inside can also develop brown areas, which are, in most cases, perfectly safe to eat.

What happens if you eat rotten banana?

Overripe bananas that have mold or strange odors are not safe to eat and should be discarded. ... Fully ripe bananas don't pose any health risks. In fact, they're actually more flavorful and nutritious compared to their green counterparts. Those tiny brown spots don't affect their quality or aroma.