Festival Year: 2024

Giuliana Furci

Roles: Special Guest

Giuliana Furci is the foundress and executive director of the Fungi Foundation. She is also an associate at Harvard University, a National Geographic Explorer, Dame of the Order of the Star of Italy, deputy chair of the IUCN Fungal Conservation Committee, and the author of several titles including a series of field guides to Chilean fungi. She has co-authored titles such as the 1st State of the World’s Fungi (Kew, 2018),and the publication that delimits the term “funga” and the 3F Proposal – Fauna, Flora & Funga.
Giuliana has received several distinctions, including the 2022 Buffett/National Geographic Leadership in Conservation in Latin America Award, the 2022 Gordon & Tina Wasson Award from the Mycological Society of America, and the 2013 Presidents Award from the International Society for Fungal Conservation, among others.


2024 Program(s):

Films About Fungi: The Interconnectors of Nature


Festival Year: 2024