Is fungus athlete's foot?

Athlete's = fungus. Athlete's foot is caused by tinea pedis, a fungus that causes foot itch. This can cause scaliness to red inflammation of the area involved. Other tests, like KOH prep show the fungus in the form of hyphae.

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Which fungus causes athletes foot?

See below. The three most common are trichophyton rubrum, epidermophyton floccosum, and trichophyton mentagrophytes. Read more...
It really . Doesn't matter as it is all treated the same way. But since you asked trichophytum rubrum and trichophytum mentogrophytes are the more common ones. Read more...