It is supposed that Galen first brought specimens of this fungus from that region.
Strobilomyces is from two Greek words meaning a pine-cone and a fungus.
Cyclomyces is from two Greek words, meaning a circle and fungus.
Gastromycetes is from two Greek words: gaster, stomach; mycetes, fungus.
"Try a bit of it," said he, offering the fungus to one of his companions.