Black fungus is a rare and deadly fungal infection also known as mucormycosis. Black fungus, is an infection from the mucormycetes group of fungi. It is found in natural environments, especially in soil. It is mostly affecting the patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in India.

What Causes Black Fungus?

Black fungus, is a rare but dangerous infection. It’s caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes and often affects the sinuses, lungs, skin, and brain. You can inhale the mold spores or come into contact with them in things like soil, rotting produce or bread.