North-west of Gravina in Puglia, in between the Alto Murgia National Park and the border with Basilicata is the town of Poggiorsini.
The town offers stunning panoramic views of the rugged Murgia landscape, dotted with karstic sink holes and 'jazzi', local sheep shelters. The plateau is covered with typical Murgian flora such as daffodils and wild fennel, and is the home of 'fungo cardoncello', king trumpet mushrooms. This mushroom is of such importance to the town that they celebrate in its honour on the third Sunday of November at the Sagra del Fungo Cardoncello. The town comes alive with music and entertainment, with an exhibition and all manner of local recipes including the mushroom itself.