This note explains the following
topics: Structure, Fungal metabolism, Reproduction, Sexual reproduction, Asexual
reproduction, Immunity to fungal infections, Fungal Classification, Human
mycosis terminology, Types of human mycosis, Superficial fungal infection,
Pityriasis versicolor, Candidal infection, Subcutaneous Mycosis, Sporotrichosis,
Systemic Mycosis, Mycotoxicosis.
In this book, we discuss the changing medical and public profile of
fungal infections in the period 1850–2000. We consider four sets of diseases:
ringworm and athlete’s foot; thrush or candidiasis ; endemic, geographically
specific infections in North America and mycotoxins; and aspergillosis.