Kent County, Mich. (NBC News Channel) -- The freezing rain that happened in Michigan created an unusual icy phenomenon called "ghost apples."
The pictures come from Kent County.
The freezing rain coated rotting apples, creating a solid icy shell around them.
When the trees were pruned, the apples would shake, causing many of them to fall off, ice and all.
With a few of them, the mush slipped out of the bottom of the ice casing, leading to a "ghost apple.