top of page

        FRIENDLY FUNGUS PHOTOGRAPHY

Dare to Wonder

Original work by Anna Towers

🏅 Achievements

MEDIA

  • Science Channel partnership with the Discovery Network, providing fungi footage for social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) - 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 

  • Candy cap photo featured in the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens newsletter - Fall 2023

  • Visit Fort Bragg, California featured story: "Anna and the Friendly Fungi" - Fall 2023

  • 21,000 followers on Instagram

  • Interview for “Shroomosphere” podcast - Winter 2017 

  • Waxcap photo used for the "Fantastic Fungi" documentary kickstarter campaign - Spring 2015  
     

PUBLICATIONS

INTERPRETIVE WORK

  • Mount Diablo State Park Summit Program interpretive event/meet and greet, volunteer naturalist and mycologist - Winter 2018, 2020

  • Mount Diablo State Park Interpretive Association seasonal mushroom reports - 2018, 2019 

  • Mount Diablo State Park Campfire Program: “Mushrooms: Hidden Beauties of the Bay Area" (created and presented) - Fall 2018  

  • California Naturalist Certification (University of California) - Fall 2017

  • "Giving Nature a Chance” elementary school field trip lead naturalist and mycologist - Fall 2017 

 

GALLERIES

  • Hayward City Hall (Hayward, CA): "Living Systems. Endangered Animals. Habitat." - Summer 2016 

  • Sun Gallery (Hayward CA): "Living Systems. Endangered Animals. Habitat." - Spring 2016 

 

EVENTS

  • Almost Fringe Festival (Point Arena, CA) - Spring 2024

  • Books on B: "Friendly Fungus Pop-Up" (Hayward, CA) - Winter 2023

  • Noyo Harbor Festival (Fort Bragg, CA) - Summer 2023

  • Books on B: “Artist in the Window” exhibit and pop-up (Hayward, CA) - Spring & Fall 2019

  • The Book Shop: “Artist in the Window” exhibit and pop-up (Hayward, CA) - Fall 2015 

 

FUNGUS FAIRS (VENDOR)

  • Tilden Regional Park Fungus Fair (Berkeley, CA) - Winter 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2024

  • Forage Mendocino Mushroom Symposium & Foragers Fair (Little River, CA) - Fall 2023

  • Santa Cruz Fungus Fair (Santa Cruz, CA) - Winter 2018, 2019, 2020

  • Diablo Valley College Fungus Fair (Pleasant Hill, CA) - Winter 2018, 2019

  • San Francisco Fungus Fair (San Francisco, CA) - Winter 2015, 2016, 2017

CRAFT FAIRS (VENDOR)

  • Mendocino Makers Markets (Mendocino, CA) - Spring, Summer & Fall 2023, 2024

  • Holiday Craft Fair (Mendocino, CA) - Fall 2023

  • Glass Beach Craft Fair (Fort Bragg, CA) - Fall 2023

  • Mendocino Coast Mushroom Club Holiday Marketplace (Fort Bragg, CA) - Fall 2023

  • Paul Bunyan Days Craft Fair (Fort Bragg, CA) - Summer 2023

IN STORES

(Mendocino County)

  • Corners of the Mouth (45015 Ukiah St., Mendocino, CA)

  • Dragonfly Wellness (17975 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Ford House Museum - Mendocino Headlands State Park (45035 Main St., Mendocino, CA)

  • Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkles (319 Kasten St. #270, Mendocino, CA)

  • Greenwood State Beach Visitor Center Museum (5980 N Highway 1, Elk, CA)

  • Harvest Market - Fort Bragg (171 Boatyard Dr., Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Harvest Market - Mendocino (10501 Lansing St., Mendocino, CA)

  • Hidden Pines Campground (18701 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA)

  • It's a Shore Thing (262 N Main St., Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Kama Loka (335 N Franklin St., Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (18220 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Shirts & More (401 N Main St., Fort Bragg, CA)

  • Sneaker Wave (221 E Redwood Ave., Fort Bragg, CA)

  • The Elk Store (6101 N Highway 1, Elk, CA)

  • The Outdoor Store Co. (45000 Main St., Mendocino, CA)

  • Van Damme State Park Visitor Center (8125 N Highway 1, Little River, CA)

  • Windsong Used Books & Records (324 N Main St., Fort Bragg, CA)

(San Francisco Bay Area)

  • Books on B (1014 B St., Hayward, CA) 

  • East Bay Nature (7186 Regional St., Dublin, CA and 1270 Newell Ave., Walnut Creek, CA) - 2019, 2020

bottom of page