Zygomycosis is a rare infection caused by a class of fungi called zygomycetes. They are a relatively primitive class of fungi and live on decaying organic matter. There are 2 orders of zygomycetes: mucorales. Entomophthorales.
Rhinocerebral mucormycosis: fever, headache, reddish and swollen skin overnose and sinuses, dark scabbing in the nose by the eye(s), visual problems,eye(s) swelling, facial pain. Pulmonary (lung) mucormycosis: fever, coughing sometimes with bloody or dark fluid production, shortness of breath.
Mucormycosis is an infection caused by fungi in the orders mucorales and entomophthorales. Previously, the term zygomycosis was used to denote invasive fungal infections (ifis) caused by the fungi belonging to the phylum zygomycota, class zygomycetes, orders mucorales and entomophthorales.