The human body hosts more than 80 types of fungus.
“By gaining a more complete awareness of the fungal and bacterial ecosystems, we can better address associated skin diseases, including skin conditions which can be related to cancer treatments,” said Dr. Heidi Kong, one of the authors of the study.
Researchers found feet, by far, host the most fungi types.
- 80 types are found on the heel
- 60 types on toenails and
- 40 in toe webbing.
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