I took a stroll through some of the back roads of the Allegan Forest today, enjoying the winter woods and some icy puddles…
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A vehicle had gone down the two track sometime earlier in the morning and had broken the ice on some of the puddles - and thr broken ice on these “crunchy puddles” proved to be one of the most interesting subjects during the walk.
Oak leaves encased in ice:
An interesting fern ice pattern:
And lastly some pine needles in slushy mud: