jungle rot


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skin disorder induced by a tropical climate

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By producing cellulose-digesting enzymes, this fungus breaks down logs in the forest and causes "jungle rot," which ruins tents and other fabrics in the tropics.
The socks can help prevent "a lot of foot injuries, including blisters and jungle rot," Matthews said.
I now know what they are talking about in all those Vietnam movies when they say "jungle rot," only that they are usually referring to their feet.
It was on a trip to Biak Island and Hollandia, in Dutch New Guinea in 1944, that I got jungle rot, a skin disease.
He was in a hospital with a terrible case of jungle rot, waiting to go home.