Feet home to more than 80 fungi

A new study to be published in Nature magazine reveals the feet are home to a huge range of fungus.

Considering fungi is hard to grow in lab conditions, volunteers were swabbed in 13 different sites across the body to reveal at least 80 types of fungi on the heel of the foot alone.

The results may help treat fungal infections on the foot, but also reveal that “good” fungi may help fight “bad” fungi.

Read more at Science News