Who knew freezing temperatures could be such a hair (ice)-raising experience?

Hair ice (Photo: Brianna Stuart)

Freezing temperatures have brought us another treat from Mother Nature: "Hair ice"

Two local residents spotted the unique ice formation along some dead wood. Turns out, the ice is caused by a certain type of fungus present in the wood.

Here's a YouTube video explaining the process:

So if you're out and about on a sub-freezing morning, check out those dead tree branches, maybe you'll see it as well!

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