I am a vegetarian so I'd just die.
If you eat them you'll die of starvation a few days later anyway... if you can digest that stuff anyway. I suppose if you boil the string would make a nice pasta, and the grips could be eaten like bacon
and oh this beats my hypothetical being abducted by aliens question by a light year.
Compared to the breadth of knowledge yet to be known... what does your life actually matter?