Hmm. Alive. Bacteria and viruses would have mana too. Then maybe there are magical diseases? Diseases caused by microorganism that can use magic?
Hmm. So you can’t really differentiate things by their mana? There was a passage in the book, when Tom was flying over a field where he found that animals and plants glow. It was described that they have different colors. Isn’t it mana? Or animus?