National Geographic : 1934 May
Photograph byByron Harmon WHIMSICAL WINTER GROWS A "SNOW MUSHROOM" A heavy snowfall ,buried a stump. Then came a thaw. The level of the white blanket fell, but around the top ofthe tree-stub alittle clung tothe wood. Acold snap froze it there. Finally another load of feathery flakes emphasized and delicately rounded its contours until itseems that amaster must have sculptured itin cold white marble there in the woods of the Selkirk Mountains.