Why are so many of the flat earth society apparently obsessed with Candida?

For some reason the cranks seem to love Candida albicans. On this board and on various quack sites, it's easy to find reference to "candida over-growth" diagnoses, which have often been made based on vague and ridiculous symptoms, usually followed by equally implausible solutions such as “detoxes” and... show more For some reason the cranks seem to love Candida albicans. On this board and on various quack sites, it's easy to find reference to "candida over-growth" diagnoses, which have often been made based on vague and ridiculous symptoms, usually followed by equally implausible solutions such as “detoxes” and strange diets. Where does this obsession with fungus stem from?
Update: Thanks to all that have contributed so far...

FlashFlood… That was….just…surreal!
Update 2: @ Theresa: Many people have Candida albicans living in their intestine. It’s normally quite harmless.
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