Epidermophyton

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Epidermophyton
Epidermophyton floccosum 01.jpg
E. floccosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Onygenales
Family: Arthrodermataceae
Genus: Epidermophyton
Species

Epidermophyton is a genus of fungus causing superficial and cutaneous mycoses, including E. floccosum, a cause of tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), and onychomycosis or tinea unguium, a fungal infection of the nail bed.

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