Publications

Lee CH*, Lee YY*, Chang YC, Pon WL, Lee SP, Wali N, Nakazawa T, Honda Y, Shie JJ, Hsueh YP

A carnivorous mushroom paralyzes and kills nematodes via a volatile ketone. SCIENCE ADVANCES. 2023.

Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/oyster-mushroom-venom-kills-roundworms-so-the-mushrooms-can-feast/
The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/18/science/oyster-mushrooms-carnivorous-toxins.html

Chen SA*, Lin HC*, Hsueh YP

The cAMP-PKA pathway regulates prey sensing and trap morphogenesis in the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora. G3 Genes. 2022.

Huang TY, Lee YY, Vidal-Diez G, Hsueh YP

Forward genetic screens identified mutants with defects in trap morphogenesis in the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora. G3 Genes. 2021.

Vidal-Diez G, Lee YY, Stajich JE, Schwarz EM, Hsueh YP

Genomic analyses of two Italian oyster mushroom Pleurotus pulmonarius strains. G3 Genes. 2021.

Lee YY, Vidal-Diez G, Schwarz EM, Stajich JE, Hsueh YP


Genome sequence of the Oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus strain PC9. G3 Genes. 2021.

Chen SA*, Lin HC*, Schroeder FC, Hsueh YP

Prey sensing and response in a nematode-trapping fungus is governed by the MAPK pheromone response pathway. Genetics. 2021.

Kuo CY, Chen SA, Hsueh YP

The high osmolarity glycerol (HOG) Pathway functions in osmosensing, trap morphogenesis and conidiation of the nematode-trapping fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora. Journal of Fungi, 6(4), 191. 2020.

Kuo TH*, Yang CT*, Chang HY, Hsueh YP, Hsu CC

Nematode-trapping fungi produce diverse metabolites during predator–prey interaction. Metabolites 10(3), 117. 2020.

Yang CT*, Vidal-Diez G*, Gonçalves AP, Lin HC, Chang CW, Huang TY, Chen SA, Lai CK, Tsai IJ, Schroeder F, Stajich J, Hsueh YP

Natural diversity in the predatory behavior facilitates the establishment of a new robust model strain for nematode-trapping fungi. PNAS 117 (12) 6762-6770. 2020.

Lee CH, Chang HW, Yang CT, Wali N, Shie JJ, Hsueh YP

Sensory cilia as the Achilles heel of nematodes when attacked by carnivorous mushrooms. PNAS 117 (11) 6014-6022. 2020.

Vidal-Diez G, Huang TY, Chang CW, Lin HC, Hsueh YP

Fungal Feature Tracker (FFT): A tool for quantitatively characterizing the morphology and growth of filamentous fungi. PLoS Comput Biol. 15(10):e1007428. 2019.

Kanzaki N, Liang WR, Chiu CI, Yang CT, Hsueh YP, Li HF

Nematode-free agricultural system of a fungus-growing termite. Scientific reports, 9(1), 1-10. 2019.

Vidal-Diez G, Hsueh YP

Predator-prey interactions of nematode-trapping fungi and nematodes: both sides of the coin. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 102(9):3939-3949. 2018.

Hsueh YP, Gronquist M, Schwarz EM, Nath R, Lee CH, Gharib S, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW

The nematophagous fungus Arthrobotrys oligospora mimics olfactory cues of sex and food to lure its nematode prey. eLife 6:e20023. 2017.

Hsueh YP, Mahanti P, Schroeder FC, Sternberg PW

Nematode-trapping fungi eavesdrop on nematode pheromones. Curr Biol, 23: 83-86. 2013.