Please identify these. The beans are very large as you can see in relation to the iphone. enter image description here

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  • Can you open one for us?
    – Summer
    Jul 6, 2018 at 4:15
  • Please use with caution! Some people may be allergic to broad beans, which can lead to serious symptoms - even death. People shouldn't consume them if they had never consumed any in the past.
    – FunnyJava
    Jul 6, 2018 at 12:49
  • While you're right that trying fava beans for the first time can be dangerous, the danger isn't an allergy, it's G6PDD, otherwise known as "favism". It affects about 1 out of 40 people, so relatively common, especially among folks of sub-saharan African descent.
    – FuzzyChef
    Jul 9, 2018 at 20:18
  • Info: medicinenet.com/g6pd_deficiency/…
    – FuzzyChef
    Jul 9, 2018 at 20:21

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They look a lot like fava beans (also commonly known as broad beans).

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  • Fava beans are also known as broad beans in many commonwealth countries.
    – GdD
    Jul 6, 2018 at 7:15
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    Best enjoyed with a nice Chianti....
    – user51717
    Jul 6, 2018 at 10:48
  • 1
    Those are definitely fava beans.
    – FuzzyChef
    Jul 9, 2018 at 20:12

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