Mycoses are the infections and diseases caused by fungi.

Keywords: pathogenic fungi; human infections; morphogenesis; dimorphism; adaptation; virulence


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Kobayashi, George S(Apr 2001) Mycoses. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000371]