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I have tinea versicolor. Wikipedia says it is caused by a fungus but then also talks about a yeast. So is it caused by a fungus or a yeast?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Same thing

Yeasts are fungi (the plural of fungus).
Yeast are fungi made up of a single cell.

In brief: Same thing

Yeasts are fungi (the plural of fungus).
Yeast are fungi made up of a single cell.
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