Dr. Lajos Benedek

Dr. Lajos Benedek
Senior lecturer, PhD
Building „A”, I. floor, Room 119.
Phone: 06-1-305-7684
Fax: 06-1-305-7342
E-mail: Benedek.Lajos.Krisztian@kertk.szie.hu

Major teaching areas:

  • Morphology of Plants
  • Plant Systematics
  • Plant Geography and Plant Ecology
  • Economic Botany
  • Wild fruiting Mushrooms
  • Biodiversity and Nature Protection

Major research areas:

Macrofungi micology


-BSc courses

  • Morphology of Plants
  • Botany, Plant Systematics
  • Plant Systematics
  • Wild fruiting Mushrooms I-II
  • Nature Protection

-MSc courses

  • Economic Botany
  • Plant Geography and Plant Ecology
  • Products of hunting and forestry in the ecological farming
  • Protection of Nature


  • 2011-2012: "Development of e-learning materials in English and Hungarian, for the MSc and multiple degree students of BCE KeTK" (TÁMOP-4.1.2.A/1-11/1-2011-0028)
  • 2010-2012: "Increasing the research, development and innovation efficiency of Corvinus University of Budapest, by establishing five interdisciplinary centres for excellenece" (TÁMOP-4.2.1/B-09/1/KMR-2010-0005) - I. Sustainable growth - viable region - viable settlement landscape (1.6.2. area)
  • 2014: "Reaching the green future by innovative methods" (KEOP-6.1.0/C/11-2012-0022)
  • 2013-2016: "Sustainable conservation on Natura 2000 sites in Hungary", Swiss-Hungarian Cooperation Programme (SH/4/8)


Education, scientific degree:

1996-2002: University of Horticulture and Food Industry; Horticulture engineer, MSc
2011: Corvinus University of Budapest; PhD

Language skills:

German: intermediate level
English: intermediate level

Major research areas:

  • Macrofungi investigations in Pilis and Visegrád mountains since 1998; Macrofungi monitoring in Pilis-oldal forest reservation since 2007
  • Macrofungi investigations in Soroksár Botanical Garden since 2000
  • Macrofungi investigations in Börzsöny since 2001; including macrofungi monitoring in Pogány-Rózsás forest reservation
  • Macrofungi investigations in Transylvania since 2002
  • Macrofungi investigations in Kiskunság since 2003
  • Macrofungi investigations in Bátorliget and its environs since 2005
  • Macrofungi monitoring in Bükk Primeval Forest reservation since 2015


  • Member of Hungarian Micological Society since 1999; Board member of the Society since 2016
  • Member of the editorial board of  Moeszia-Erdélyi Gombász (ISSN 1583-5294) since 2003
  • Member of the Micological Group of T.I.T Stúdió since 2006
  • Member of Journées européennes du Cortinarie (2005-2013)
  • Secretary of the Organisation Committee of the 27th European Cortinarius Congress (2008-2009)
  • Member of the Wild Fruiting Mushroom Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture since 2009
  • Member of the Ethical Board of SzIE since 2016


The complete list of publications is available on the Magyar Tudományos Művek Tára (MTMT) website.