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

Epidermophyton is a genus of fungus causing superficial and cutaneous mycoses, including E. floccosum, and causes tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea cruris (jock itch), tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), and tinea unguium (fungal infection of the nail bed).[1]


  1. ^ "Definition of Ringworm". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 6 December 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 

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