Fungi are much more than moldy creatures that decompose old food. In fact, infectious fungi are among the most common disease-causing agents in the world. Whether afflicted with ringworm or thrush, nearly 99 percent of all people will contract a fungus at
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What Is an Infectious Fungus?
Upsetting the BalanceHow Fungi Make You Sick
Why Does It Itch? Yeast Infections
Ringworm and Other Superficial Mycoses
Getting Under Your SkinSubcutaneous Conditions
Kick em When Theyre DownOpportunistic Fungi
The Air We BreatheNonopportunistic Fungi
Fighting the Fatal FungusTreatment Methods and How They Work
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