phycomycosis

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Noun1.phycomycosis - any fungal infection caused by fungi of the Phycomycetes group
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
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The disease, colloquially known as swamp cancer, appears in fall or early winter in areas with ponds and wetlands, habitats where Pythium thrives, the AKC Canine Health Foundation says.