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Your Feet are Home to Nearly 200 Types of Fungi, National Human Genome Research Institute Study



5/23/2013 7:54:42 AM

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Researchers have discovered that there are close to 200 different types of fungi species living on our feet - more than any other part of the body. Although fungi also inhabit other areas of the body - such as behind our ears - the researchers found that most of them are living between our toes. The study, carried out and published in the journal Nature, is the most extensive analysis of the body's fungal diversity to date.

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