About the Authors

Qing-Ping Wu

Contributed equally to this work with: Qing-Ping Wu, Yi-Zhen Xie, Zhaoqun Deng

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China

Yi-Zhen Xie

Contributed equally to this work with: Qing-Ping Wu, Yi-Zhen Xie, Zhaoqun Deng

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China, Guangdong Yuewei Edible Fungi Technology Co. Ltd, Guangzhou, China

Zhaoqun Deng

Contributed equally to this work with: Qing-Ping Wu, Yi-Zhen Xie, Zhaoqun Deng

Affiliations Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Xiang-Min Li

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China

Weining Yang

Affiliation Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada

Chun-Wei Jiao

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Ling Fang

Affiliations Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Sen-Zhu Li

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China, Guangdong Yuewei Edible Fungi Technology Co. Ltd, Guangzhou, China

Hong-Hui Pan

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China, Guangdong Yuewei Edible Fungi Technology Co. Ltd, Guangzhou, China

Albert J. Yee

Affiliation Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada

Daniel Y. Lee

Affiliations Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Chong Li

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China

Zhi Zhang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China

Jun Guo

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Applied Microbiology in South China (Ministry-Guangdong Province Jointly Breeding Base), and Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China

Burton B. Yang

byang@sri.utoronto.ca

Affiliations Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QPW YZX SZL AJY JG BBY. Performed the experiments: YZX ZD XML WY CWJ LF HHP DYL CL ZZ. Analyzed the data: YZX XML BBY. Wrote the paper: BBY.