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While athlete's foot is the best-known foot fungus, National Geographic reports there are more than 100 types of fungi growing on the feet, most of which are harmless. Some of them are beneficial and break down oils in l... More »

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Foot fungus photographs are available on many reputable health websites, including WebMD and Healthline. Some of the more common infections are athlete's foot and onychomycosis, which is an infection of the toenail, acco... More »

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The severity of foot fungus is dependant on the pain experienced by the patient and how deep the infection has progressed, according to Mayo Clinic. Two main types of foot fungus are Athlete's foot and nail fungus. More »

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The scientific names of the fungi that cause the toe-web or vesicular and the moccasin-type athlete's foot are Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum, respectively, according to WebMD. These fungi grow on th... More »

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Foot fungus is a condition that can take many forms including athlete's foot and toenail fungus, all of which are caused by microscopic fungi organisms that make their way into or onto the foot, according to WebMD. Most ... More »

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