What Is Tinea Versicolor? What is Tinea Versicolor? It’s a mouthful to say. It’s also called Pityriasis Versicolor or Dermatomycosis Furfuracea, which is even harder to pronounce. In certain parts of South Asia, it’s referred to as Peter Elam’s Disease. Tinea Versicolor is a fungal infection of the skin, resulting from naturally-occurring yeast growing out … Read more What Is Tinea Versicolor?