Bananas going extinct?

I saw this article while browsing the consumerist and apparently the most popular type of bananas (cavendish) is falling prey to a nasty fungus. I don't know if I have ever seen another variety of banana in my grocery store. Have you?

http://consumerist.com/2011/01/fungus-threatens-to-make-all-edible-bananas-extinct.html

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