Magic the Gathering Forest cards

Forests you control vs Forests in play

I was playing MTG with a pal yesterday as soon as we had a slight disagreement in regards to the wording of some cards. Often cards will likely be marked as having a special ability "for every single forest you control" ... alongside times cards may be worded as having a special ability "for each woodland in play". Discover rather the real difference in wording between those.

My belief is that whenever a card explicitly states "per forest you control" I thought they are actually referring to individual forest cards, perhaps not the mana produced from those woodland cards however the real few woodland cards. Therefore if I'd a forest with Wild-Growth enchantment attached with it (which gives an additional forest mana if it is tapped) although it creates TWO mana when tapped, it's still counted together forest that we control. Is correct?

If I were to try out a card like "Howl of this Nightpack" which lets myself place a two/two wolf creature token regarding the battleground for "each forest We control" ... basically had a forest with wild-growth on it, would that allow us to put TWO wolf creatures down given that it creates two mana, or ONE wolf animal down because it is just one forest??

I might be completely wrong which is good but in my opinion it looks like the text "Forests-in-play" implies that the enchantment works with any forest-mana which has been produced by whatever means (un-tapping / re-tapping lands, wild-growth, etc). But that "Forests you control" implies the literal wide range of forest-cards you have no real matter what enchantments or untapping/retapping of these places takes place.

I read "forests-in-play" (or occasionally I study as "X" level of mana) as permitting any extra-special shenanigans the ball player might invoke to their lands to come up with the last total of mana.

It has huge ramifications for spells like Cabal Coffers among others that straight indicate "lands you control" rather than "lands in play".

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